Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 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

AMZ100-290630-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STATIONARY FRONT OFF THE COAST WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH.
THE HIGH WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA THROUGH MID WEEK. TROPICAL
STORM ERIKA IS FORECAST TO REACH SOUTHERN FLORIDA LATER SUNDAY OR
EARLY MONDAY THEN DRIFT SLOWLY NORTH OVER OR NEAR FLORIDA THROUGH
MID WEEK.


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AMZ130-290630-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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 AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-290630-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
WAVES MODERATE CHOP...SUBSIDING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-290630-
PAMLICO SOUND-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING T 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-290630-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-290630-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-290630-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-290630-
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-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-290630-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-290630-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
253 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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