Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 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

AMZ100-311945-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
THE WEATHER PATTERN OVERALL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DOMINATED BY BERMUDA
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WITH A TROUGH INLAND. A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE WEEK AND STALL JUST SOUTH
OF THE AREA MID WEEK. THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE BY LATE IN THE WEEK,
FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE AREA.

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AMZ130-311945-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-311945-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...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 MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-311945-
PAMLICO SOUND-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-311945-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-311945-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-311945-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-311945-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-311945-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-311945-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-311945-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
350 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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