Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 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

AMZ100-312130-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL RIDE UP THE COAST TODAY AND MOVE
OFFSHORE LATE TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ON TUESDAY
AND LINGER THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-312130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-312130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-312130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-312130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-312130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-312130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS MORNING... THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-312130-
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-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING SE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-312130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE THIS MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-312130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
600 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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