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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 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.

ANZ899-302115-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 37N68W
WILL MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE E TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD S INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE
AREA SUN. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST SUN...
THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON WHILE
A DEVELOPING LOW FORMS ON THE FRONT. AS THE DEVELOPING LOW MOVES
OFF TO THE N IT WILL PULL A TRAILING COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE MON INTO TUE. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL
SW TO NE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT...WITH A
DEVELOPING LOW FORMING ON THE FRONT NEAR THE SE COAST LATE WED
INTO WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-302115-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-302115-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-302115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO NE 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION NE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION NE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ905-302115-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

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

$$

ANZ910-302115-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ825-302115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING
NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-302115-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION NE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ925-302115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO NE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING N TO NE 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-302115-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ833-302115-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ930-302115-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-302115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ935-302115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
502 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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