Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 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

AMZ100-311230-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE OVER THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH MID TO LATE
NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-311230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-311230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-311230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-311230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-311230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-311230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-154-311230-
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-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-311230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-311230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1231 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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