Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 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

AMZ100-020915-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
LINGERS TO THE WEST THROUGH THURSDAY. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SAG
INTO THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT 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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AMZ130-020915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-020915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-020915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS
EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-020915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-020915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-020915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-020915-
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-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-020915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-020915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
940 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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