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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 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.

ANZ899-062100-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 38N73W
WILL TRACK NW TO THE DELMARVA PENINSULA TODAY...THEN MOVE INLAND
AND WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED OCCLUDED FRONT WILL
WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...PUSH SE INTO THE NRN
WATERS SUN...THEN BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN
NIGHT INTO MON. THE FRONT WILL THEN SLOWLY DRIFT BACK NE AS A
WARM FRONT MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS
W NEAR THE FAR SRN WATERS.

$$

ANZ820-062100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY...THEN DIMINISHING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-062100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-062100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-062100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ910-062100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ825-062100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-062100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

$$

ANZ925-062100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-062100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N
PORTION BECOMING NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-062100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-062100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS NW.

$$

ANZ835-062100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ935-062100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
454 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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