Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

AMZ100-252100-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST THIS MORNING. HIGH  PRESSURE
WILL PASS TO THE SOUTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL
DROP IN FROM THE NORTH SATURDAY NIGHT AND BECOME STATIONARY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING, WHEN IT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST.

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AMZ130-252100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING,
THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-252100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO
CHOPPY LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 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.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-252100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING,
THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT, THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-252100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-252100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...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.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-252100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS, DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-252100-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-252100-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-252100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH, INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH,
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 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. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-252100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
600 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT, EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH LATE. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT, EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH, DIMINISHING
TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR SHORE, SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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