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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 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.

ANZ899-020330-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
WATERS WILL SHIFT E OF THE AREA TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE
OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TODAY...THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SLOWLY SE INTO
THE NW WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN STALL SW TO NE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL FORM
ON THE FRONT AND MOVE NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST WED...THEN PASS
NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN
PUSH OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT AS ANOTHER LOW PRES CENTER MOVES
TO NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC COAST.

$$

ANZ820-020330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...
HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING NE. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-020330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-020330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-020330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ910-020330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-020330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-020330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.TUE...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING N TO
NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-020330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-020330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

$$

ANZ833-020330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

$$

ANZ930-020330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 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...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-020330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

$$

ANZ935-020330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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