Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 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

AMZ100-050930-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ALONG THE COAST TONIGHT.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT THEN WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-050930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT THIS EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-050930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-050930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT THIS
EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-050930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-050930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-050930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-050930-
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-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-050930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-050930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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