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 THU AUG 28 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

AMZ100-282030-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO THE WEST OF THE REGION AS TROPICAL
CYCLONE CRISTOBAL ACCELERATES AWAY FROM THE AREA. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH INTO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
INTO FRIDAY. THE FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA SATURDAY.
OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE OVER THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-282030-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-282030-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-282030-
PAMLICO SOUND-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-282030-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...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.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-282030-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-282030-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-282030-
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-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-282030-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-282030-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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