Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 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

AMZ100-281000-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST MONDAY AND
WILL MOVE THROUGH EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA MONDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEK.
IT WILL DRIFT BACK TOWARD THE COAST NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-281000-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-281000-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED THROUGH THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE 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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AMZ135-281000-
PAMLICO SOUND-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-281000-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-281000-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU AND FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-281000-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-281000-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-281000-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-281000-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-281000-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
339 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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