Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 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

AMZ100-251000-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN AND INFLUENCE THE WEATHER THROUGH LATE
WEEK WITH VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS DEVELOPING. A SUBTROPICAL
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY AFFECT THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-251000-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-251000-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-251000-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-251000-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-251000-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-251000-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-251000-
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-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-251000-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-251000-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1021 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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