Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
640 AM 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

AMZ100-232130-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND PUSH
OFFSHORE BY EARLY TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND MOVE NORTHEAST OFFSHORE OF THE COAST
WEDNESDAY. THE LOW WILL DEPART TO THE NORTHEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE REGION LATE IN THE WEEK.


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AMZ130-232130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT THIS MORNING...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-232130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WAVES ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-232130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-232130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WAVES ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-232130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WAVES ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE 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. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-232130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...BECOMING
SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-232130-
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-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-232130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO CHOPPY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON... INCREASING TO ROUGH
LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
VERY ROUGH... INCREASING TO EXTREMELY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY
ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W 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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AMZ158-232130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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