Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
953 PM EDT THU JUL 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

AMZ100-010915-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE AREA TONIGHT WILL RETREAT TO THE
NORTHEAST AS A FRONT OFFSHORE BACKS TOWARD THE COAST ON FRIDAY. THE
WILL REMAIN STATIONARY OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK...WITH UNSETTLED WEATHER EXPECTED. THE
FRONT WILL DISSIPATE BY MIDWEEK.

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AMZ130-010915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-010915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 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.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-010915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-010915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-010915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 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.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-010915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-010915-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-010915-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-010915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-010915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
953 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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