Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 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

AMZ100-032015-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT WILL DRIFT SOUTH INTO THE AREA TODAY THEN LIFT NORTH
TONIGHT. THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SAG SOUTH AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT
THEN DRIFT NORTH OF THE REGION SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVER THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-032015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 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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AMZ131-032015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
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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AMZ135-032015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT
THIS MORNING...THEN 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-032015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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 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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AMZ137-032015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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.

$$

AMZ150-032015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-154-032015-
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-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-032015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY THIS
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-032015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
443 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY THIS
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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