Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
328 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

AMZ100-011915-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY. 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.

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AMZ130-011915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-011915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.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. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-011915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.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. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-011915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-011915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.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 AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-011915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-011915-
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-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-011915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S 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.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 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 AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-011915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
328 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE THIS MORNING. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S 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.
.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 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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