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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 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.

ANZ899-240300-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING NE FROM
NEAR CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. AN AREA OF
LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SE COAST LATE TONIGHT. A SECOND AREA
OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS MON...AND MERGE WITH
THE FIRST AREA OF LOW PRES OFF THE SE COAST MON NIGHT. THE
COMBINED LOW WILL MOVE N ACROSS THE REGION TUE INTO WED WHILE
PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL THEN
LIFT N OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU AS THE FRONT MOVES E OF
THE AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W OVER THE SRN WATERS THU
INTO THU NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW.

$$

ANZ820-240300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-240300-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10
TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10
FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-240300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF
RAIN AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-240300-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ910-240300-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-240300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF
RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF
RAIN AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-240300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING OT 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ925-240300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR SW PORTION SW 10
TO 15 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT OR HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT THROUGHOUT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-240300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-240300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION E TO SE 5 TO 15
KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT...THEN 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE AND INCREASING TO 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-240300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION N TO NE
10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-240300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION NE 10 TO 15
KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-240300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...EXCEPT BECOMING
SCATTERED OVER NW PORTION.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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