Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 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

AMZ100-232115-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN INLAND TROUGH/OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PREVAIL THROUGH
NEXT WEEK. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH TUESDAY
NIGHT, BUT WILL STALL AND RETREAT BACK NORTH WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-232115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.
.WED...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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AMZ131-232115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...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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AMZ135-232115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-232115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-232115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...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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AMZ150-232115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...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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AMZ152-154-232115-
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-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-232115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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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AMZ158-232115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
947 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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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