Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 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

AMZ100-292230-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH THROUGH THE SOUTHERN WATERS
THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND SOUTH INTO THE AREA TODAY
AND TONIGHT THEN SLIDE OFFSHORE SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT
NORTH THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL AFFECT THE AREA WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-292230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-292230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG
EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-292230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-292230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 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.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-292230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-292230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-292230-
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-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-292230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 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.

$$

AMZ158-292230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
631 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. 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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