Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 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

AMZ100-291230-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STATIONARY FRONT NEAR THE ALBEMARLE SOUND THIS EVENING WILL MOVE
SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION LATER TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND
SOUTH INTO THE AREA FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT THEN SLIDE OFFSHORE
SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL THROUGH FROM THE SOUTH SUNDAY. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. AN AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE AREA WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-291230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-291230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-291230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-291230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-291230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-291230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-291230-
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-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-291230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...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.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-291230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1252 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...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.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 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. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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