Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 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

AMZ100-012100-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
BROAD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEK. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE PIEDMONT OF
NORTH CAROLINA MID TO LATE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE
AREA FRIDAY NIGHT WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING NORTH OF THE
REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS
OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-012100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-012100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. 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.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-012100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-012100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI...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.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-012100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-012100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-012100-
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-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-012100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-012100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1247 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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