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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 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.

ANZ899-290800-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS NE
OVER THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS BY THIS EVENING...THEN MOVE OFF
TO THE NE TONIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM
OVER THE FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OVER THE NRN WATERS
SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE SUN AND SUN NIGHT...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. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED...THEN
MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE WED AND WED NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING. A
THIRD RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE
E ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-290800-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ915-290800-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED RAIN
OR SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ920-290800-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-290800-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ910-290800-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW 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 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-290800-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ828-290800-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

ANZ925-290800-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-290800-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

ANZ833-290800-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

ANZ930-290800-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

ANZ835-290800-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

ANZ935-290800-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
413 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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