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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 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.

ANZ899-300830-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA MON. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATER MON INTO EARLY TUE.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL PASS E OVER THE WATERS TUE. A DEVELOPING LOW
WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS WED WHILE INTENSIFYING...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE WED.
A THIRD RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN
MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT. A THIRD COLD WILL MOVE
E AND APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST FRI...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE LATE
FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-300830-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ915-300830-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ920-300830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT EARLY...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ905-300830-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-300830-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-300830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ828-300830-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ925-300830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ830-300830-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ833-300830-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ930-300830-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ835-300830-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ935-300830-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
438 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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