Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 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

AMZ100-240945-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND
MOVE INLAND WEDNESDAY. THE TROUGH WILL STALL OVER THE AREA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY...THEN MOVE BACK OFFSHORE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH DURING THE
WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-240945-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-240945-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-240945-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-240945-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.WED...NE 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. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-240945-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-240945-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-240945-
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-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-240945-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH LATE. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-240945-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1013 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
ROUGH LATE. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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