Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 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

AMZ100-210930-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTH TODAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST SUNDAY JUST OFF THE COAST. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND THE FRONT WILL PASS
BY TO THE NORTH TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-210930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-210930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-210930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-210930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
ISOLATED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-210930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-210930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-210930-
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-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS. SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-210930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-210930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
601 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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