Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 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

AMZ100-242115-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN AND INFLUENCE THE WEATHER MID TO LATE
WEEK WITH VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS DEVELOPING. A SUBTROPICAL
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY AFFECT THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-242115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-242115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-242115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE 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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AMZ136-242115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-242115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-242115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ152-154-242115-
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-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE 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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AMZ156-242115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-242115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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