Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 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

AMZ100-180730-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH
FRIDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...AS
A WEAK LOW MOVES ALONG A STALLED FRONT OFF OF THE SOUTHEAST
COAST. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT.

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AMZ130-180730-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY
THIS EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-180730-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-180730-
PAMLICO SOUND-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-180730-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-180730-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-180730-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-180730-
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-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-180730-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT EARLY...BECOMING
NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-180730-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
325 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT EARLY...BECOMING
NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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