Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 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

AMZ100-281230-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE REGION
THROUGH MID WEEK WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA. THE HIGH
WILL GRADUALLY SLIDE OF THE COAST THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY
APPROACH FROM THE WEST FRIDAY.

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AMZ130-281230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-281230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-281230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-281230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-281230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-281230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-281230-
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-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-281230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 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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AMZ158-281230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
101 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 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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