Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 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

AMZ100-252230-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN INLAND THERMAL TROUGH AND BERMUDA HIGH OFFSHORE PATTERN WILL
PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEK. A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NORTH THURSDAY, THEN REMAIN STALLED OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION
THROUGH SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-252230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...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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AMZ131-252230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...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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AMZ135-252230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-252230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-252230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-252230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-252230-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ154-252230-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ156-252230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-252230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
637 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...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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