Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 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

AMZ100-280015-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. LOW
PRESSURE OFF THE COAST OF THE SOUTHEAST US WILL MOVE NORTHWEST. THE
LOW WILL WEAKEN TO A TROF OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE COAST THIS
WEEKEND AND LINGER THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-280015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E 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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AMZ131-280015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-280015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-280015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-280015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-280015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 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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AMZ152-154-280015-
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-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-280015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-280015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1215 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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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