Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 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

AMZ100-220930-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE AREA TUESDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK WHILE A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE LINGERS OFFSHORE.

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AMZ130-220930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ131-220930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.WED NIGHT...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.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-220930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-220930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ137-220930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE 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.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ150-220930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU AND FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ152-154-220930-
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-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU AND FRI...NE 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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AMZ156-220930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI...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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AMZ158-220930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
325 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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