Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 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

AMZ100-020930-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT OFFSHORE WILL SHIFT NORTHWEST THROUGH THE NORTH
CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REMAIN STATIONARY
OVER THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
INTO NEXT WEEK. THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE BY MIDWEEK.

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AMZ130-020930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW 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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AMZ131-020930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-020930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW 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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AMZ136-020930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-020930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-020930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-020930-
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-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-020930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-020930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
710 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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