Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 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

AMZ100-051015-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL SINK SLOWLY SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT. LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA THURSDAY THEN DRIFT SLOWLY
NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE AREA FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. A DRY COLD  FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY.

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AMZ130-051015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-051015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-051015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE THIS EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-051015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-051015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-051015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-051015-
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-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-051015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W 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 SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-051015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
613 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W 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.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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