Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

AMZ100-310915-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A SURFACE LOW SOUTH OF THE REGION WILL LIFT NORTH. MEANWHILE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OFF THE COAST THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE WEST FRIDAY...MOVE INTO THE AREA
SATURDAY AND STALL ON SUNDAY. THE FRONT WEAKENS EARLY NEXT WEEK AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE ATLANTIC...AND AN INLAND
TROUGH DEVELOPS TO THE WEST.

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AMZ130-310915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-310915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-310915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-310915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW 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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AMZ137-310915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-310915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-310915-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-310915-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-310915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-310915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
956 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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