Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 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

AMZ100-021215-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A TROF OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN JUST WEST OF THE COASTAL PLAIN
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTH ALONG
THE SPINE OF THE APPALACHAINS THIS WEEKEND. A TROF OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL DEVELOP OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-021215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-021215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-021215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-021215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...E 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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AMZ137-021215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-021215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-021215-
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-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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 AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-021215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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 SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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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AMZ158-021215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1226 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 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...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...E 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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