Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

AMZ100-231215-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION SUNDAY AND WILL REMAIN IN
PLACE THROUGH MOST OF THE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-231215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-231215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-231215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-231215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-231215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-231215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ152-154-231215-
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-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-231215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...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.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-231215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.WED...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.

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