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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 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.

ANZ899-042015-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL TRACK NE
ALONG THE FRONT TODAY. A STRONGER LOW WILL MOVE NE OFF CAPE
HATTERAS EARLY TODAY...THEN PASS NE OVER THE WATERS LATER TODAY
INTO THU...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER
LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE THU...THEN DRIFT NE
ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD SLOWLY E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA SUN...THEN STALL OVER
THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-042015-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

$$

ANZ915-042015-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-042015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-042015-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ910-042015-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ825-042015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

$$

ANZ828-042015-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

$$

ANZ925-042015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-042015-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

$$

ANZ833-042015-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

$$

ANZ930-042015-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-042015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

$$

ANZ935-042015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
443 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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