Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 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

AMZ100-231215-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE NORTHEAST OF THE AREA WILL LIFT SLOWLY AWAY FROM AREA
WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN BY THURSDAY NIGHT. A DRY COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
THE AREA LATE SATURDAY AND REMAIN THROUGH MIDWEEK.

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AMZ130-231215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-231215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ135-231215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-231215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ137-231215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-231215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT
5 TO 8 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO
5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ152-231215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ154-231215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ156-231215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ158-231215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT
AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

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