Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
352 AM 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

AMZ100-061930-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY MOVE EAST
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING NEAR THE
BAHAMAS WILL MOVE NORTH TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...AND LINGER JUST
OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-061930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 AROUND 10 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.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-061930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT 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.
.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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AMZ135-061930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. 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. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 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.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-061930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 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 AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT 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.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-061930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 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. 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-061930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE 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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AMZ152-154-061930-
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-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-061930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 5 TO 8 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 5 TO 8 FT. 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.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-061930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
352 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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