Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

FROM S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND THE MONITOR NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ100-181315-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING DOWN THE EASTERN SEABOARD WILL WEAKEN AND
MOVE NORTHEAST FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP IN THE GULF OF
MEXICO FRIDAY. THE LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST SATURDAY
NIGHT. IT WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST EARLY NEXT WEEK. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
IN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-181315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25
KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-181315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25
KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-181315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-181315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-181315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-181315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ152-154-181315-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-181315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-181315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT
3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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