Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
705 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

AMZ100-042315-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE THROUGH
TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM NEAR THE BAHAMAS WEDNESDAY AND
LINGER OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-042315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-042315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW 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. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-042315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-042315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...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...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ137-042315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-042315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-154-042315-
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-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...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 AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-042315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...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. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S 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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AMZ158-042315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
705 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.TONIGHT...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 AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 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. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S 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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