Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 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

AMZ100-200215-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTH THROUGH
SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST SUNDAY JUST OFF THE
COAST. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND
THE FRONT WILL PASS BY TO THE NORTH TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-200215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-200215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN 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.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-200215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-200215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-200215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-200215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-154-200215-
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-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-200215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-200215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
204 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE 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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