Coastal Waters Forecast
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925 FZUS52 KMHX 010435 AAA CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1235 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 AMZ100-011215- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT. 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. $$ AMZ130-011215- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-011215- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE 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 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 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. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-011215- PAMLICO SOUND- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-011215- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-011215- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-011215- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 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 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-154-011215- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. .SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-011215- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. 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. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-011215- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 1235 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016 .REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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