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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 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.

ANZ899-250230-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT WILL
EXTEND NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST EARLY TONIGHT. LOW PRES WILL
MOVE NE ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT AND MOVE NEAR GEORGES BANK LATE
WED. ANOTHER LOW PRES AREA WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST WED NIGHT AND THU THEN LIFT N OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE COAST THU...MOVE OFFSHORE THU
NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS FRI. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST FRI NIGHT...THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST
SAT NIGHT AND MOVE INTO THE FAR NRN WATERS AND STALL. LOW PRES
WILL MOVE E ALONG THE FRONT SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-250230-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-250230-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ920-250230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-250230-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-250230-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ825-250230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-250230-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ925-250230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-250230-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-250230-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 15 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-250230-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-250230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-250230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1024 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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