Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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

AMZ100-051315-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL SINK SLOWLY SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT. LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA THURSDAY THEN DRIFT SLOWLY
NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE AREA FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. A DRY COLD  FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY.

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AMZ130-051315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-051315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-051315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-051315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-051315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-051315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-051315-
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-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-051315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-051315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
130 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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