Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 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

AMZ100-282115-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STATIONARY FRONT OFF THE COAST WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AS WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH.
TROPICAL CYCLONE ERIKA IS FORECAST TO BE IN THE VICINITY OF THE
SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-282115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-282115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-282115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-282115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-282115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-282115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-282115-
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-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-282115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-282115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
908 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS...
INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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