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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 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.

ANZ899-242115-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS WILL DRIFT N ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO TUE. A LOW PRES
CENTER WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE S CAROLINA COAST TODAY AND MERGE
WITH ANOTHER LOW LIFTING N INTO THE AREA EARLY TONIGHT. THE LOW
WILL TRACK SLOWLY NE JUST OFF THE COAST LATER TONIGHT THROUGH
WED...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA WED NIGHT INTO THU WHILE PULLING A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS LATE THU INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH FROM THE NW FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-242115-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-242115-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-242115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-242115-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-242115-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-242115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING S LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-242115-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-242115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-242115-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-242115-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-242115-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SW.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-242115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN
S PORTION BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-242115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
504 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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