Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 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

AMZ100-251830-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH THIS WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE REGION BY MID WEEK AND LINGER IN
THE VICINITY WITH WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS IT THROUGH
LATE IN THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-251830-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT THIS
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-251830-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-251830-
PAMLICO SOUND-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-251830-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-251830-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-251830-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-251830-
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-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-251830-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.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...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.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. 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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AMZ158-251830-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
315 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. 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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