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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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.

ANZ899-211945-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG WARM FRONT OVER THE NE
WATERS WILL PASS NE OF THE AREA BY THIS AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT
WILL QUICKLY FOLLOW...SLIDING E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE SRN WATERS WED.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN PUSH SE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS FRI AND WEAKEN. A THIRD COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SE INTO THE REGION LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT BEFORE
BECOMING STATIONARY ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT. AN AREA OF LOW PRES
WILL MOVE E OFF THE CAROLINA COAST SAT BEFORE RACING E OF THE
WATERS SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-211945-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W EARLY. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-211945-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-211945-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-211945-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ910-211945-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ825-211945-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-211945-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-211945-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-211945-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-211945-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-211945-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
SHOWERS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-211945-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...
THEN...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ935-211945-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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