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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ899-300815-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES CENTERED ABOUT 200 NM E
OF CAPE CHARLES WILL SLOWLY MOVE E TONIGHT...WHILE PULLING A COLD
FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS. THE FRONT WILL STALL SAT...THEN WILL
SLOWLY LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT SAT NIGHT INTO MON. A DEVELOPING
LOW WILL MOVE NE OFF THE DELMARVA PENINSULA SUN EVENING...AND
TRACK NE ACROSS THE NEW ENGLAND WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.
THE LOW WILL PULL A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA MON INTO TUE.
THE FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS LATE TUE
AND TUE NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE
STATIONARY FRONT AND MOVE NE ACROSS THE WATERS WED AND WED
NIGHT...WHILE LIFTING THE FRONT N AS A WARM FRONT.

$$

ANZ820-300815-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS E. RAIN.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS E.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-300815-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-300815-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AND INCREASING TO 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-300815-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING SW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-300815-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO NE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-300815-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-300815-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO NE 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-300815-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION SHIFTING
TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION S TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...WINDS SHIFTING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-300815-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...WINDS SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
N. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-300815-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-300815-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW EARLY. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-300815-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-300815-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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