Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 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

AMZ100-291115-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EASTWARD TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS
WEEKEND...BECOMING CENTERED OVER THE CAROLINAS MONDAY.

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AMZ130-291115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ131-291115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ135-291115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

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AMZ136-291115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ137-291115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N 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.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ150-291115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.

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AMZ152-154-291115-
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-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.

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AMZ156-291115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
VERY ROUGH.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.

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AMZ158-291115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 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.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
VERY ROUGH.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

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