Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 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

AMZ100-201230-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. THE
FRONT WILL LINGER NEAR THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN FINALLY PUSH
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-201230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-201230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-201230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-201230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-201230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-201230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-201230-
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-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-201230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-201230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1237 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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