Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 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

AMZ100-050715-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY, WITH HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH THROUGH THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK. A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MEANDER OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE AREA LATE NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ130-050715-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-050715-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...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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AMZ135-050715-
PAMLICO SOUND-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-050715-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-050715-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-050715-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-154-050715-
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-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-050715-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-050715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
336 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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