Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 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

AMZ100-162215-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE TO THE NORTH WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WILL BUILD DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AND DISSIPATE SUNDAY. THE NEXT
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY.

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AMZ130-162215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-162215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES FLAT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-162215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-162215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...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.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-162215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 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 THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-162215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 6 FT... EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
NEAR SHORE. 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 IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-162215-
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 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-162215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE 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. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-162215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 15 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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