Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
918 AM EST SAT NOV 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

AMZ100-222230-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION TODAY THEN SLIDE OFFSHORE
TONIGHT. COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE AREA SUNDAY PUSHING A
WARM FRONT THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY AND  EVENTUALLY PUSHING A COLD
FRONT THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY. LOW  PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE
FRONT OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY AND  MOVE WELL TO THE NORTHEAST WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL  BUILD OVER THE REGION LATE IN THE WEEK.


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AMZ130-222230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT EARLY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ131-222230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT LATE THIS MORNING... BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT LATE. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE 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 IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES
ROUGH. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ135-222230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT EARLY...BECOMING
SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-222230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE 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 IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ137-222230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-222230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS... DECREASING
TO 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT EARLY...BECOMING
SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ152-154-222230-
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-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 12 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS... THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-222230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT
EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-222230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
918 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY
ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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