Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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

AMZ100-311215-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL SHIFT EAST OVER THE
MID-ATLANTIC STATES AS A WEAK WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS
OFFSHORE AND MOVES NORTHEAST ALONG THE COAST TODAY. A STRONG COLD
FRONT AND COASTAL STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
BRINGING MUCH COOLER AND WINDY WEATHER FOR THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST MONDAY AND TUESDAY
THEN MOVE OFF THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-311215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-311215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES VERY
ROUGH. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ135-311215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-311215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-311215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WAVES VERY ROUGH. RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-311215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ154-311215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... BUILDING TO 9 TO
14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ152-311215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ156-311215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... BUILDING TO
8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS EXTREMELY
ROUGH. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ158-311215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1243 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT
2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 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.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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