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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

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.

ANZ899-052030-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE
SE COAST TODAY...THEN ACCELERATE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES OFFSHORE. THE COLD
FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT AND THU. LOW
PRES WILL FORM INLAND OVER THE CAROLINAS THU NIGHT INTO FRI...MOVE
OFF CAPE HATTERAS FRI NIGHT...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE AREA SAT
INTO SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE NW WATERS SUN AND
SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-052030-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-052030-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-052030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-052030-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-052030-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-052030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-052030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-052030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-052030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-052030-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-052030-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-052030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-052030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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