Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 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

AMZ100-222115-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY. THE
HIGH WILL THEN GRADUALLY MOVE OFFSHORE AND PROVIDE DRY AND
SEASONABLY MILD WEATHER THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-222115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-222115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT LATE. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ135-222115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ136-222115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-222115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ150-222115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ152-154-222115-
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-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ156-222115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-222115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
542 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. NEAR SHORE...
SEAS 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP 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.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

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