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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 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.

ANZ899-061600-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE
AREA FRI. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT THROUGH SAT...SETTLE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT
THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA MON. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT
INTO SUN NIGHT. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OVER THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-061600-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SNOW AND LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ915-061600-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN EARLY.
SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ920-061600-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ905-061600-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

ANZ910-061600-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ825-061600-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT. SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ828-061600-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-061600-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-061600-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-061600-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-061600-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ835-061600-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-061600-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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