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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
955 PM 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.

ANZ899-260200-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH OVER THE NRN
WATERS TONIGHT WILL PASS E OF THE AREA WED. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
OVER THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT...WILL EXPAND N ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND NRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SLOWLY NE OVER THE
AREA THU THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OVER
THE NE WATERS THU. ANOTHER LOW IS EXPECTED TO FORM OVER THE BLAKE
RIDGE AREA FRI NIGHT OR EARLY SAT...THEN DRIFT NW TOWARDS THE
GEORGIA COAST LATER SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-260200-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 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 LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ915-260200-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO W 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-260200-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

$$

ANZ905-260200-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-260200-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-260200-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

$$

ANZ828-260200-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

$$

ANZ925-260200-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-260200-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

$$

ANZ833-260200-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-260200-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-260200-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-260200-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
955 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

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.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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