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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 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.

ANZ899-022030-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT WILL PASS NE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NW
WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN STALL SW TO NE ACROSS
THE AREA WED INTO THU. A SERIES OF LOWS WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE
FRONT TUE INTO THU. THE FRONT WILL PASS E OF THE WATERS LATE THU.
ANOTHER LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT...THEN
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-022030-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY...THEN RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-022030-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-022030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-022030-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-022030-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-022030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-022030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-022030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-022030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-022030-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-022030-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-022030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-022030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
418 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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