Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 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

AMZ100-301930-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WITH A TROUGH INLAND WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK BOUNDARY WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN
AREA TONIGHT THEN LIFT BACK NORTH BY THE END OF THE DAY TODAY. A
WEAK COOL FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST EARLY NEXT WEEK
THEN STALL NEAR THE AREA BY MID WEEK.

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AMZ130-301930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-301930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-301930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-301930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-301930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-301930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-301930-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-301930-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-301930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-301930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
323 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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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