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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 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.

ANZ899-270245-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST
ACROSS S WATERS TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT N INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S
ACROSS THE N WATERS TONIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OFF THE
DELMARVA COAST SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
IN N OF THE FRONT TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN SHIFT NE OF THE AREA SUN
NIGHT THROUGH TUE. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA
AS A WARM FRONT LATE SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW LATE TUE...MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE NW PORTION
TUE NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS WED
INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.
THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU
NIGHT WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE NE
PORTION.

$$

ANZ820-270245-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
NE. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST N.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO S TO SE
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-270245-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-270245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-270245-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ910-270245-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.

$$

ANZ825-270245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7
FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-270245-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-270245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-270245-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-270245-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-270245-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-270245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-270245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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