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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 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.

ANZ899-300230-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SAT...THEN LIFT N AS A WARM
FRONT SAT NIGHT AND SUN. A COUPLE OF WEAK LOWS WILL PASS E ACROSS
THE WATERS TONIGHT AND FRI. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS NE OVER
THE NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT AND MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE MON
NIGHT INTO TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE
AREA MON INTO TUE. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS
THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-300230-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

$$

ANZ915-300230-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

$$

ANZ920-300230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO E TO SE 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ905-300230-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-300230-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

$$

ANZ825-300230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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ANZ828-300230-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

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ANZ925-300230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO  5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-300230-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-300230-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-300230-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

$$

ANZ835-300230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-300230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1016 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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