Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 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

AMZ100-020630-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE INTO THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. COOL HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION
THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-020630-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-020630-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-020630-
PAMLICO SOUND-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-020630-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-020630-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-020630-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-020630-
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-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-020630-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-020630-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
301 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS AROUND 2 FT...THEN
1 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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