Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 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

AMZ100-291215-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH INTO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND
STALL OVER THE SOUTHERN TIER FRIDAY. THE FRONT WILL GRADUALLY LIFT
BACK NORTH OF THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. OFFSHORE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE OVER THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-291215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-291215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-291215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-291215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-291215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-291215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-291215-
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-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-291215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-291215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1259 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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