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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 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.

ANZ899-290245-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES WILL MOVE SE AND PASS E
OF THE FAR NE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN TURN E AND INTENSIFY TUE AND
TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E WED. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
AREA TUE NIGHT AND WED WHILE WEAKENING. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
MOVE NE INTO THE SW WATERS LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...INTENSIFY AS
IT TRACKS NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS THU INTO FRI...PASS E OF
THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E SAT AND SAT
NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE WATERS SAT AND SAT
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-290245-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-290245-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ920-290245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO
23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ905-290245-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 12 TO
20 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-290245-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-290245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-290245-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ925-290245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 15 TO 27 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ830-290245-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO
22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ833-290245-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO
19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ930-290245-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ835-290245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ935-290245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1031 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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