Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 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

AMZ100-221000-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTH OF THE AREA FRIDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING ACROSS TO THE NORTH WILL PUSH THE FRONT SOUTH OF
THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND
SOUTH INTO THE REGION SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-221000-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-221000-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-221000-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-221000-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE 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.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-221000-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-221000-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-221000-
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-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-221000-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-221000-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1030 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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