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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 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.

ANZ899-280330-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS TODAY WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
W ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY INTO FRI NIGHT...PERSIST SAT THROUGH
SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT.
ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT...PUSH S
INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN. THE FRONT WILL RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT SUN NIGHT AND PASS N
OF THE AREA EARLY MON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC
COAST LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-280330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ915-280330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING E 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-280330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

$$

ANZ905-280330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
10 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-280330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

$$

ANZ825-280330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-280330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ925-280330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ830-280330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ833-280330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ930-280330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ835-280330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-280330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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