Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 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

AMZ100-232230-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING ACROSS TO THE NORTH WILL PUSH A FRONT SOUTH
OF THE AREA TODAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND SOUTH INTO THE
REGION SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-232230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-232230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-232230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-232230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN 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.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON 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.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-232230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON 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.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-232230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-232230-
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-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-232230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-232230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT AROUND
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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