Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 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

AMZ100-241015-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE
ACROSS THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
AREA TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-241015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-241015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-241015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-241015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-241015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-241015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-241015-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-241015-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-241015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-241015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1044 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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