Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 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

AMZ100-281930-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE REGION
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA. THE HIGH
WILL GRADUALLY SLIDE OF THE COAST THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY
APPROACH FROM THE WEST FRIDAY...MOVE INTO THE AREA SATURDAY AND
STALL INTO SUNDAY.

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AMZ130-281930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...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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AMZ131-281930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...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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AMZ135-281930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-281930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...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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AMZ137-281930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...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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AMZ150-281930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-281930-
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-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-281930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 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.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-281930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 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.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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