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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 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.

ANZ899-052200-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY INTO WED NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY
DRIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS THU INTO FRI NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED...THEN
STALL AND DISSIPATE WED NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH
FROM THE S WED AND WED NIGHT...DRIFT N INTO THE FAR SE WATERS THU
INTO THU NIGHT...THEN TURN AND DRIFT SLOWLY W FRI THROUGH SAT
NIGHT WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING.

$$

ANZ820-052200-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-052200-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ920-052200-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION
BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-052200-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-052200-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING NE. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ825-052200-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-052200-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ925-052200-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS S.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS S.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-052200-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.FRI...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-052200-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-052200-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-052200-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS E.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ935-052200-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
556 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION
BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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