Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
607 PM EDT THU OCT 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-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A DRY
COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER
THE AREA LATE SATURDAY AND REMAINS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.


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AMZ130-241015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-241015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...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.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-241015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-241015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-241015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-241015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.  DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

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AMZ152-154-241015-
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-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.  DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

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AMZ156-241015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO
10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ158-241015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
607 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE
MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO
10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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