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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 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.

ANZ899-060230-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

ANZ820-060230-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
NE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ915-060230-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ920-060230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ905-060230-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-060230-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ825-060230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-060230-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

ANZ925-060230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ830-060230-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

ANZ833-060230-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NE
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-060230-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-060230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS
SE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS E.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-060230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1029 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION BECOMING S TO
SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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