Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 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

AMZ100-171100-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST SUNDAY
AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT...WHICH IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE
REGION MONDAY.

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AMZ130-171100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-171100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU THROUGH THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-171100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-171100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-171100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 5 KT
LATE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-171100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-171100-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-171100-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-171100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-171100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1205 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...NEAR SHORE SEAS 2 TO 4
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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