Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 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

AMZ100-040230-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE PIEDMONT WILL MOVE INTO EASTERN
NORTH CAROLINA TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION
EARLY FRIDAY, WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE AREA FROM
THE NORTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-040230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-040230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-040230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO
 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-040230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-040230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E 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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AMZ150-040230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-040230-
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-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-040230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-040230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
216 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS... INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO
4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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