Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 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

AMZ100-221930-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA TODAY AND THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE AREA
LATE SATURDAY THEN HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-221930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-221930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 35 KT LATE. WAVES CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH LATE. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
ROUGH.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-221930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-221930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-221930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-221930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO
5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ152-221930-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ154-221930-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ156-221930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH LATE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-221930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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