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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
327 AM EST THU MAR 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.

ANZ899-052015-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS
SE OF THE AREA FRI. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE
NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI...THEN SHIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM
THE NW LATE SAT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
SAT NIGHT AND SUN. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL PASS E ACROSS THE AREA LATE
SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OVER THE NRN
WATERS LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT. A THIRD RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-052015-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY. CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-052015-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-052015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-052015-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ910-052015-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-052015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF LIGHT
SLEET.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET AND RAIN. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.

$$

ANZ828-052015-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND LIGHT SLEET.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.

$$

ANZ925-052015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-052015-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ833-052015-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-052015-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ835-052015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-052015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
327 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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