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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 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.

ANZ899-040430-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS
TODAY WILL BECOME STATIONARY FROM NEAR THE VIRGINIA CAPES ACROSS
THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS BY EARLY TONIGHT. LOW PRES WILL MOVE
NE ALONG THE FRONT SAT INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA
LATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. THE FRONT WILL THEN WEAKEN OVER THE AREA
LATE SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT AS A THIRD WEAK LOW DEVELOPS
ALONG THE FRONT JUST INLAND NEAR THE VIRGINIA CAPES. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD NW AND W OF THE AREA SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...MOVE SE
THROUGH THE FAR NE WATERS MON...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA MON NIGHT
AND CONTINUE E OF THE REGION TUE AND TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-040430-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-040430-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW...EXCEPT SW
PORTION INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION VEERING
TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO S TO SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-040430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SE PORTION...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT NW PART DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. NW
PORTION...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VARIABLE
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N
PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VEERING
TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION W TO NW 20
TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-040430-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SE PORTION...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT...EXCEPT NW PART VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. NW
PORTION...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE
PORTION BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-040430-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VEERING TO N TO
NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE PORTION...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PART 10
TO 20 KT. NW PORTION...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST SW. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

ANZ825-040430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT...WINDS INCREASING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT N PORTION N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-040430-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION
DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-040430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SE PORTION...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. NW PORTION...W TO SW
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PART VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT...EXCEPT NW PORTION 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING S TO
SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION VEERING
TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-040430-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-040430-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
N. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-040430-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY THROUGH SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SUN...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-040430-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

$$

ANZ935-040430-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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