Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 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

AMZ100-010900-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL LINGER THE COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE ATLANTIC WITH AN
INLAND TROUGH DEVELOPING TO THE WEST MONDAY INTO THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST ON
FRIDAY.

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AMZ130-010900-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-010900-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...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...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-010900-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-010900-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...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...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-010900-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...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...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-010900-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-010900-
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-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-010900-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-010900-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1152 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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