Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 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

AMZ100-071115-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT AND
THEN OFFSHORE ON SATURDAY.  A WEAK BACKDOOR FRONT WILL SLIDE SOUTH
OVER EASTERN NC SUNDAY THEN LIFT NORTH OF THE REGION MONDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BECOME ANCHORED OFF THE COAST THROUGH MIDWEEK. ANOTHER
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA BY LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-071115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-071115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-071115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-071115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ137-071115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THIS EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-071115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AND INCREASING TO 5
TO 10 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-154-071115-
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-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-071115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THIS EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-071115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
709 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THIS EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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