Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
317 AM EDT MON OCT 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

AMZ100-201930-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST THIS MORNING WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH
THE AREA LATE TUESDAY WITH AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING
ALONG IT WELL NORTH OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-201930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-201930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-201930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-201930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-201930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-201930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ152-154-201930-
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-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ156-201930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. 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. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-201930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
317 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. 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. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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