Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 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

AMZ100-180915-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH
FRIDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...AS A
WEAK LOW MOVES ALONG A STALLED FRONT OFF OF THE SOUTHEASTERN COAST.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT.

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AMZ130-180915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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 AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ131-180915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.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 SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ135-180915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-180915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-180915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.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 SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-180915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ152-154-180915-
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-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.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 SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ156-180915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 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.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-180915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
943 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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