Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 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

AMZ100-310715-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WITH A TROUGH INLAND WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK BOUNDARY WILL MOVE NORTH BY THE END OF
THE DAY TODAY. A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST
EARLY NEXT WEEK THEN STALL NEAR THE AREA BY MID WEEK.

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AMZ130-310715-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-310715-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-310715-
PAMLICO SOUND-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...
THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-310715-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...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.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-310715-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-310715-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-310715-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-310715-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-310715-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...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.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS IN THE MORNING. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-310715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
324 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...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.
.SUN...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.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS IN THE MORNING. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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