Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 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

AMZ100-301930-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT WILL STALL NEAR OR JUST NORTH OF THE REGION
THROUGH WEDNESDAY THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE AND DISSIPATE THURSDAY.
OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THIS WEEKEND. A STRONGER
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-301930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY THIS MORNING, BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-301930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-301930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-301930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-301930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-301930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-301930-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-301930-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-301930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-301930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
317 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS, MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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