Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 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

AMZ100-212015-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTH ALONG THE COAST DURING THE DAY TODAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD NORTH OF THE AREA TUESDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK WHILE A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE LINGERS OFFSHORE.

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AMZ130-212015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-212015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-212015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING... THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-212015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING
TO CHOPPY LATE THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-212015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-212015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING NW
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE
THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-212015-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-212015-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-212015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING NW
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-212015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
438 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE
THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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