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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMHX 011909
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 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

AMZ100-020715-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

A STATIONARY FRONT ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL DISSIPATE EARLY
NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE
WEEK.         



AMZ130-020715-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

THU
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ131-020715-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WED
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

THU
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ135-020715-
PAMLICO SOUND-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUE
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ136-020715-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUE
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WED
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ137-020715-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

THU
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ150-020715-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING.

SUN
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

THU
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ152-154-020715-
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-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ156-020715-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.

SUN
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ158-020715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
309 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING
TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THU
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



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