Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 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

AMZ100-311215-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST MONDAY AND
MOVE OFF THE COAST MONDAY EVENING. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE
OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES FROM WEDNESDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-311215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-311215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-311215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-311215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-311215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-311215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-311215-
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-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-311215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-311215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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