Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

AMZ100-032100-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OFF THE COAST
TODAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE BAHAMAS TUESDAY NIGHT THEN
DRIFT ERRATICALLY OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK.

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AMZ130-032100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-032100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-032100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-032100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-032100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-032100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ152-154-032100-
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-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-032100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-032100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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