Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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

AMZ100-012215-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT OFFSHORE WILL SHIFT NORTHWEST THROUGH THE NORTH
CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS TODAY. THE FRONT WILL REMAIN STATIONARY OVER
THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT
WEEK. THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE BY MIDWEEK.

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AMZ130-012215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.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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AMZ131-012215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-012215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-012215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-012215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-012215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-012215-
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-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-012215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. TSTMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-012215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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