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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 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.

ANZ899-222100-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER NEAR
38N 71W WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE NE WATERS THIS MORNING...THEN
ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL PULL A
TRAILING COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO
SAT...THEN CONTINUE S ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OFF THE MID ATLC COAST SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE AREA SUN...THEN MAINTAIN A RIDGE BACK W
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-222100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION 25 TO 35
KT EARLY. WINDS THEN BECOMING W AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 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...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-222100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-222100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ905-222100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-222100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT
EARLY...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ825-222100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-222100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO SE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ925-222100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ830-222100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ833-222100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-222100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-222100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-222100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION W TO NW
EARLY. WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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