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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 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.

ANZ899-260330-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST
ACROSS S WATERS TODAY...THEN SHIFT N INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE
TONIGHT INTO SUN WHILE WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO
THE N WATERS LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OFF
THE DELMARVA COAST SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN SHIFT NE OF THE
AREA SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE WHILE WEAKENING. THE STALLED FRONT
WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT LATE SUN NIGHT INTO
MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW LATE TUE...MOVE
OFFSHORE INTO THE NW PORTION TUE NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES
RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

$$

ANZ820-260330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN N
PORTION SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO S TO SE
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-260330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 5 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-260330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-260330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

$$

ANZ910-260330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

$$

ANZ825-260330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-260330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-260330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT S PORTION 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 2 TO
4 FT THROUGHOUT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-260330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-260330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-260330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 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...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-260330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
S.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-260330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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