Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 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

AMZ100-291915-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE REGION
TODAY 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...MOVE INTO THE AREA SATURDAY AND
STALL INTO SUNDAY. THE FRONT WEAKENS EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE ATLANTIC...AND AN INLAND
TROUGH DEVELOPS TO THE WEST.

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AMZ130-291915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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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AMZ131-291915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-291915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-291915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-291915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-291915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-291915-
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-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-291915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-291915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...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.
.SUN...S 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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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