Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 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

AMZ100-062115-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE JUST OFF THE COAST WILL MOVE VERY SLOWLY NORTH OF THE
AREA TODAY. A WEAK BACKDOOR FRONT WILL SLIDE SOUTH OVER EASTERN NC
SUNDAY THEN LIFT NORTH OF THE REGION MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BECOME ANCHORED OFF THE COAST THROUGH MIDWEEK.

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AMZ130-062115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-062115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-062115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-062115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-062115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-062115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-062115-
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-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...LOCALLY UP
TO 6 FT OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ156-062115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...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.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-062115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
958 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2
TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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