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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 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.

ANZ899-050230-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL TRACK
NE ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT INTO WED. A STRONGER LOW WILL MOVE NE
OFF CAPE HATTERAS EARLY WED...THEN PASS NE OVER THE WATERS LATER
WED INTO THU...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA.
ANOTHER LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE THU...THEN
DRIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD SLOWLY E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS SAT AND
SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE NRN
MID ATLC COAST SAT NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA SUN
BEFORE STALLING OVER THE SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-050230-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-050230-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ920-050230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ905-050230-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO
18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ910-050230-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8
FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ825-050230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

$$

ANZ828-050230-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-050230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ830-050230-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-050230-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-050230-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-050230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-050230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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