Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
319 AM EDT THU JUL 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

AMZ100-311930-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE AREA TODAY WITH A FRONT OFFSHORE. THE
FRONT MOVE BACK TOWARD THE COAST THURSDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN
STATIONARY OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO
NEXT WEEK. FRONT WILL DISSIPATE BY MIDWEEK.

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AMZ130-311930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...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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AMZ131-311930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-311930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-311930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-311930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-311930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-311930-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ154-311930-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-311930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-311930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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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