Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

AMZ100-270015-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN AND INFLUENCE THE WEATHER THROUGH LATE
WEEK. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY AFFECT THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEKEND
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-270015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-270015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...S 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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AMZ135-270015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-270015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-270015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-270015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-270015-
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-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S 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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AMZ156-270015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-270015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1223 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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