Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 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

AMZ100-232215-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
DEEP LOW PRESSURE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST LIFTS SLOWLY NORTHEAST
AND AWAY FROM THE AREA TODAY. MEANWHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM
THE WEST THROUGH FRIDAY. A DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA LATE SATURDAY AND
REMAIN THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-232215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-232215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ135-232215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-232215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ137-232215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-232215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ152-232215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ154-232215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ156-232215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ158-232215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE
MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... EXCEPT 1 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT.

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