Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 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

AMZ100-011215-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COASTAL STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY EVENING AND SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK
THEN MOVE OFF THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-011215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-011215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. WAVES VERY
ROUGH. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES VERY ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-011215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-011215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-011215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES VERY
ROUGH. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-011215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT... EXCEPT
2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-011215-
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-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT...BECOMING
NW 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT... DIMINISHING TO
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO
17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-011215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...
INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...INCREASING
TO EXTREMELY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY
ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-011215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1252 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY
ROUGH. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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