Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 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

AMZ100-070715-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE AWARE FROM THE AREA TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE
WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH TONIGHT AND LINGER NEAR THE SOUTHEAST
COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-070715-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-070715-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-070715-
PAMLICO SOUND-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-070715-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-070715-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-070715-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-070715-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-070715-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-070715-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... INCREASING
TO CHOPPY LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-070715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
353 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT... EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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