Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 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

AMZ100-231015-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE WATERS THIS
EVENING THEN DISSIPATE NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A STRONGER FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST THURSDAY AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS FRIDAY
BECOMING STATIONARY SATURDAY...THEN LIFTING BACK NORTH AS A WARM
FRONT SUNDAY.

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AMZ130-231015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. 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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-231015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED TSTMS
EARLY THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP 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...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...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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AMZ135-231015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT THIS EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-231015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING... THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. 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...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...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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AMZ137-231015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED TSTMS
EARLY THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...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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AMZ150-231015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS
EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND
2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...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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AMZ152-154-231015-
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-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING 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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AMZ156-231015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-231015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING... THEN SCATTERED TSTMS
LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 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
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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