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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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.

ANZ899-251530-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 40N 68W
WILL PASS NE OF THE WATERS TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE FAR SW PORTION TONIGHT...THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE
SAT INTO SUN WHILE WEAKENING. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY
MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE A WEAK LOW TRACKS E ALONG THE FRONT.

$$

ANZ820-251530-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN AND AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-251530-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-251530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-251530-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. AREAS
OF FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-251530-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-251530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-251530-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-251530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-251530-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-251530-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-251530-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-251530-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-251530-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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