Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 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

AMZ100-010930-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE, THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM BONNIE, WILL DRIFT VERY
SLOWLY NORTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH THURSDAY,
FINALLY MOVING OFF THE COAST OF THE OUTER BANKS THURSDAY NIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA SATURDAY WHILE DISSIPATING OVER
THE AREA. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE
MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THEREAFTER.

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AMZ130-010930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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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AMZ131-010930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...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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AMZ135-010930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-010930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...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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AMZ137-010930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...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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AMZ150-010930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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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AMZ152-154-010930-
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-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-010930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...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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AMZ158-010930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...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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