Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 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

AMZ100-280730-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STATIONARY FRONT OFF THE COAST WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AS WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE
NORTH. TROPICAL CYCLONE ERIKA IS FORECAST TO BE IN THE VICINITY OF
THE SOUTHEAST COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-280730-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-280730-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-280730-
PAMLICO SOUND-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-280730-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-280730-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-280730-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-280730-
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-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-280730-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE 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.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-280730-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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