Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 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

AMZ100-250715-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FRIDAY AND CROSS THE REGION EARLY
SATURDAY. A SECONDARY STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT STALLING SOUTH OF THE REGION SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE IN THE PLAINS WILL PUSH A WARM FRONT
NORTH INTO THE AREA LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-250715-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-250715-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...S 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-250715-
PAMLICO SOUND-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-250715-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-250715-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-250715-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-250715-
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-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE THIS EVENING...THEN
BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-250715-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-250715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
329 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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