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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 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.

ANZ899-030845-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A SERIES OF WEAK
LOWS WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT INTO WED. A STRONGER
LOW WILL EXIT THE MID ATLC COAST AND MOVE NE ACROSS THE WATERS
LATE WED INTO THU...WHILE SLOWLY PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE
AREA. THE FRONT WILL PASS E OF THE WATERS LATE THU. ANOTHER LOW
WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE THU...THEN SLOWLY DRIFT NE
ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO SAT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E ACROSS THE
WATERS SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-030845-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-030845-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-030845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN. CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-030845-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-030845-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8
TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-030845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-030845-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-030845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

$$

ANZ830-030845-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-030845-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-030845-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

$$

ANZ835-030845-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-030845-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
459 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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