Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 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

AMZ100-250930-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN INLAND THERMAL TROUGH AND BERMUDA HIGH OFFSHORE PATTERN WILL
PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEK. A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NORTH THURSDAY, THEN REMAIN STALLED OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION
THROUGH SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-250930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-250930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-250930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-250930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-250930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-250930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-250930-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-250930-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-250930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...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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AMZ158-250930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
938 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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