Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

AMZ100-260915-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PASS TO THE SOUTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A FRONTAL
BOUNDARY WILL MOVE SOUTH INTO THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT AND BECOME
STATIONARY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING, WHEN IT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST.
ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE IN WEDNESDAY AND BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS
THE AREA.

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AMZ130-260915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING, THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW 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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AMZ131-260915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW 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...SW 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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AMZ135-260915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT, THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-260915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW 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...SW 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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AMZ137-260915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW 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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AMZ150-260915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS, DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-260915-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-260915-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-260915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH,
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW 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. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-260915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT, EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR SHORE, SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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