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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 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.

ANZ899-280300-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE CENTRAL
WATERS WILL DRIFT NE TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...PASS E OF THE
AREA MON...THEN SLOWLY REBUILD OVER THE NRN WATERS MON NIGHT
THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE FAR NE
WATERS TONIGHT WILL LIFT N OF THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT FRI. LOW
PRES WILL PASS SE AND S OF THE AREA THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT...MOVE
NW THROUGH THE SRN WATERS S OF CAPE FEAR SAT THROUGH SUN...THEN
SLOWLY DRIFT N ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-280300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT AND FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-280300-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT AND FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ920-280300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-280300-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-280300-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-280300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-280300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-280300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-280300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-280300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO E TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-280300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-280300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...
HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 6
TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-280300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1048 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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