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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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.

ANZ899-020900-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST AND CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO
MON. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SLOWLY SE INTO THE NW WATERS LATE MON
NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN STALL SW TO NE ACROSS THE WATERS WED
INTO WED NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW PRES CENTERS WILL TRACK NE ALONG
THE FRONT TUE INTO THU. THE FRONT WILL MOVE E OF THE WATERS THU.
ANOTHER LOW WILL THEN DEVELOP NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC COAST THU
NIGHT...AND WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-020900-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E. RAIN. CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-020900-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-020900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ905-020900-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ910-020900-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20
KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ825-020900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-020900-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-020900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS SHIFTING TO NE 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-020900-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-020900-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-020900-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20
KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-020900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-020900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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