Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

AMZ100-251015-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST
THROUGH FRIDAY. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF
THE REGION THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-251015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-251015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-251015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY
THIS EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-251015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ137-251015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-251015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ152-251015-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ154-251015-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-251015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THIS EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ158-251015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
639 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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