Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
630 PM EST SUN NOV 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

AMZ100-241130-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND MOVE OFFSHORE TUESDAY
MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM ALONG THE FRONT AND MOVE NORTH
ALONG THE FRONT OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST WEDNESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO AREA THURSDAY. A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH FRIDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN BEHIND IT. ANOTHER
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER
THE AREA SUNDAY.

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AMZ130-241130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-241130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-241130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...BECOMING S
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 3
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-241130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-241130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-241130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-241130-
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-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...BECOMING
S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-241130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... INCREASING TO ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-241130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
630 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...BECOMING
S. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING... THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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