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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 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.

ANZ899-282100-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS
THE WATERS TODAY. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS NE OVER THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY...WHILE INTENSIFYING. A LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS
SE OVER THE NRN WATERS SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA MON. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO EARLY TUE. ANOTHER
RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TUE...THEN SHIFT SE OVER THE WATERS TUE
NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE SE TO THE NEW JERSEY COAST
TUE NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED...THEN MOVE OFF TO
THE NE LATE WED AND WED NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING.

$$

ANZ820-282100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.

$$

ANZ915-282100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SE 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-282100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT EARLY.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-282100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-282100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9
TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.

$$

ANZ825-282100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ828-282100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ925-282100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT EARLY.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
E. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-282100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-282100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ930-282100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-282100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ935-282100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
417 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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