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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 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.

ANZ899-262000-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE
JUST OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TODAY...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA LATE
TODAY. THE LOW WILL PULL A WEAKENING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE NE
WATERS TODAY INTO THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD W
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS LATE THU INTO FRI NIGHT...THEN PERSIST SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
SAT... PUSH S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS
THE N CENTRAL WATERS SUN. THE FRONT WILL THEN RETURN N AS A WARM
FRONT LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-262000-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-262000-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-262000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-262000-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ910-262000-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ825-262000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-262000-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ925-262000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ830-262000-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-262000-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-262000-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-262000-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-262000-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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