Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 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

AMZ100-242330-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND PUSH INTO
THE AREA TONIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS SOUTHERN AREAS FRIDAY AND
FINALLY DISSIPATING SATURDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK...PUSHING THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-242330-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-242330-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-242330-
PAMLICO SOUND-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-242330-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-242330-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-242330-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-242330-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-242330-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-242330-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY 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. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-242330-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
732 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY 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. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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