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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 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.

ANZ899-250345-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH OVER THE WATERS
WILL MOVE E THROUGH THE REGION TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...MOVE
SLOWLY N OVER THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS WED THROUGH FRI...THEN
PERSIST OVER THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S THROUGH THE NRN WATERS LATE WED NIGHT INTO
THU...AND CONTINUE E OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES WILL
MOVE NW OVER THE S PORTION FRI NIGHT...DRIFT NW THROUGH THE S
PORTION SAT...THEN STALL OVER THE SE COAST SAT NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING.

$$

ANZ820-250345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-250345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


$$

ANZ920-250345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ905-250345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ910-250345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ825-250345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-250345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-250345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-250345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-250345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.


$$

ANZ930-250345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


$$

ANZ835-250345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-250345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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