Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 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

AMZ100-221930-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY AND
PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE LINGERS
OFFSHORE.

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AMZ130-221930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ131-221930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-221930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-221930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-221930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-221930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT EARLY...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-221930-
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-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT EARLY...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-221930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP
LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-221930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT AROUND
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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