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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 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.

ANZ899-070215-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER NEAR
40N68W WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. ANOTHER WEAKER LOW WILL
DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATER TONIGHT...DRIFT NW TOWARDS
THE DELMARVA PENINSULA FRI...THEN MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED OCCLUDED FRONT WILL FORM BY EARLY
FRI E OF THE LOW AND PASS N OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...PUSH SE INTO THE NRN WATERS
SUN...THEN BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT
INTO MON. THE FRONT WILL THEN DRIFT BACK NE AS A WARM FRONT MON
NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS W INTO THE SRN
WATERS.

$$

ANZ820-070215-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-070215-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-070215-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ905-070215-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ910-070215-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-070215-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN SE PORTION
BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ828-070215-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ925-070215-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION N TO NE
10 TO 20 KT EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT...THEN N PORTION BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.

$$

ANZ830-070215-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ833-070215-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-070215-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT AND FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 6
FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ835-070215-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-070215-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1014 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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