Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 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

AMZ100-182100-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES TODAY WILL BUILD INTO NEW
ENGLAND FRIDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH FROM THE NORTH
TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL MOVE EAST OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST
SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST SUNDAY JUST OFF THE
COAST. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY.

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AMZ130-182100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-182100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY THROUGH FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-182100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-182100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-182100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-182100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-182100-
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-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT EARLY...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-182100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-182100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
334 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 5 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 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.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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