Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 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

AMZ100-152200-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STATIONARY FRONT OVER SOUTH CAROLINA THIS MORNING WILL LIFT
NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT AND MOVE THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
IN THE OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY WILL SHIFT EAST INTO NEW ENGLAND ON
FRIDAY. THE HIGH WILL THEN BUILD DOWN THE EAST COAST SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY.

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AMZ130-152200-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-152200-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-152200-
PAMLICO SOUND-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-152200-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU AND FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-152200-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-152200-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO
6 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-152200-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-152200-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-152200-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... INCREASING TO ROUGH.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-152200-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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