Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 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

AMZ100-282315-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND WILL
MOVE THROUGH EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL BECOME
STATIONARY OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEK...DRIFTING BACK
TOWARD THE COAST NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-282315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-282315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-282315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 TO 2
FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE THROUGH TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-282315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-282315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-282315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-282315-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-282315-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS
MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE THIS
MORNING. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-282315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS
MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE THIS MORNING.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-282315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
731 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS
MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE THIS MORNING.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 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. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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