Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 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

AMZ100-240930-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY THEN MOVE
OFF THE COAST THURSDAY NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
AREA FRIDAY AND CROSS THE REGION EARLY SATURDAY. A SECONDARY
STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT STALLING
SOUTH OF THE REGION SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

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AMZ130-240930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-240930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING
TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-240930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-240930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-240930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT... INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-240930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-240930-
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-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-240930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-240930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
946 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE
MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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