Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 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

AMZ100-311930-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH LATE IN THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-311930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-311930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-311930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-311930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-311930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-311930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-311930-
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-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-311930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-311930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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