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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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.

ANZ899-250345-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 39N 71W
WILL TRACK NE ALONG A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS OVER THE N PORTION
TODAY...THEN PASS NE OF THE WATERS TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE COAST TODAY...MOVE OFFSHORE
TONIGHT AND THU...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN
DRIFT OFFSHORE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A WARM FRONT
WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN
LIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND N WATERS SUN INTO SUN
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-250345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-250345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO
8 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-250345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-250345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION NE. SEAS 5 TO
10 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-250345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-250345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-250345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION N TO NE 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-250345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-250345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VARIABLE WINDS
5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT
NW PORTION 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 15 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-250345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-250345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-250345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-250345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1039 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 15 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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