Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 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

AMZ100-211315-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE COAST WILL MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THIS FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA TUESDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL
APPROACH THE AREA NEAR THE END OF THE WEEK AND IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT
THE AREA THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEKEND WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
BACK OVER THE AREA BY SUNDAY NIGHT.

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AMZ130-211315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-211315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.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...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-211315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-211315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-211315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-211315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ152-211315-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ154-211315-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ156-211315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-211315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
108 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...NW 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.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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