Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 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

AMZ100-041215-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE COAST TONIGHT WILL MOVE EAST. LOW PRESSURE
WILL FORM NEAR THE BAHAMAS WEDNESDAY AND LINGER OFF THE SOUTHEAST
COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-041215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E 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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AMZ131-041215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-041215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W 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 AND TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 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...THEN AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-041215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-041215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF 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...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT 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...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E 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.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-041215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-041215-
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-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W 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 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-041215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W 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
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. 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.
.WED NIGHT...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.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-041215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1244 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT
1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT 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 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. 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.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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