Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 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

AMZ100-012115-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST MONDAY NIGHT...THEN STALL NEAR OR
JUST OFFSHORE OF THE COAST LATE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. A SERIES
OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL MOVE ALONG THE FRONT WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-012115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-012115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
FLAT...BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-012115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-012115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-012115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-012115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-012115-
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-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-012115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-012115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
929 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S 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 LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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