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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 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.

ANZ899-310345-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING LOW PRES
CENTER SE OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL PASS SLOWLY NE OF THE AREA TODAY
INTO TONIGHT WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS
THE NE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE NEAR THE COAST WILL PASS SLOWLY
E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO FRI NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL
MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT
OFFSHORE. THE LOW WILL THEN TRACK E ACROSS THE FAR N WATERS SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS
SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A WARM FRONT
WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST MON...THEN LIFT N MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-310345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT...
THEN S PORTION SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT...HIGHEST NE. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-310345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-310345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ905-310345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-310345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO
11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 12 TO
17 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-310345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E. RAIN DEVELOPING.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ828-310345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN DEVELOPING.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ925-310345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ830-310345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ833-310345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

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

$$

ANZ930-310345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ835-310345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

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

$$

ANZ935-310345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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