Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 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

AMZ100-260615-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-260615-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-260615-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-260615-
PAMLICO SOUND-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE 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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AMZ136-260615-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-260615-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SE 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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AMZ150-260615-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ152-260615-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ154-260615-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-260615-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE 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.

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AMZ158-260615-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE 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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