Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 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

AMZ100-022015-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
LINGERS TO THE WEST TODAY. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SAG INTO THE
AREA TONIGHT AND FRIDAY, THEN LINGER NEAR OR JUST NORTH OF
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVER THE AREA BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-022015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-022015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY... MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-022015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-022015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-022015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-022015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-022015-
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-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON... THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-022015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-022015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
407 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS... MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 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...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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