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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
424 AM 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.

ANZ899-232115-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT EXTENDING SE OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY...WHILE A
LOW PRES CENTER DEVELOPS ON THE FRONT AND TRACKS NE. ANOTHER LOW
PRES CENTER WILL MOVE TO THE MID ATLC COAST LATE TODAY...THEN
PASS NE ACROSS THE N WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE TOWARDS THE COAST WED NIGHT...PUSH SLOWLY OFFSHORE THU INTO
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 MID ATLC COAST
SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-232115-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 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 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ915-232115-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

$$

ANZ920-232115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. 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 TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-232115-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-232115-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ825-232115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
15 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ828-232115-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ925-232115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ830-232115-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ833-232115-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ930-232115-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ835-232115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-232115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
424 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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