Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 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

AMZ100-060715-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL FORM OFF THE FLORIDA COAST AND REMAIN OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-060715-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-060715-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-060715-
PAMLICO SOUND-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS 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...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-060715-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS 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.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-060715-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. 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 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.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-060715-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-060715-
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-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-060715-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. 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 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE 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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AMZ158-060715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING
TO LIGHT CHOP LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE 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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