Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 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

AMZ100-050715-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS TO THE NORTH WILL PRODUCE GUSTY SOUTHWEST
WINDS THIS EVENING. A WEAK FRONT TO THE NORTH WILL SAG SOUTH
INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS SUNDAY MORNING...THEN DRIFT NORTH OF THE
REGION SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA
FROM OFFSHORE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-050715-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...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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AMZ131-050715-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...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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AMZ135-050715-
PAMLICO SOUND-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-050715-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...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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AMZ137-050715-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-050715-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-050715-
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-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-050715-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-050715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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 IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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