Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 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

AMZ100-291215-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. THE
FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH THE
WEEK...DRIFTING BACK TOWARD THE COAST LATE IN THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-291215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU THROUGH THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-291215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU THROUGH THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-291215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S 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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AMZ136-291215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU THROUGH THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-291215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED THROUGH THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-291215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-291215-
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-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-291215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-291215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1243 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE 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 IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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