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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 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.

ANZ899-220315-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE
ACROSS THE NE WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE. A COLD FRONT WILL QUICKLY
FOLLOW...MOVING OFFSHORE LATE TONIGHT THEN SLIDING E ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. 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 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.

$$

ANZ820-220315-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-220315-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS EARLY.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.

$$

ANZ920-220315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-220315-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION
DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION S
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST NE. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ910-220315-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT BECOMING S 25 TO 35
KT...EXCEPT W PORTION DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NE. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-220315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ828-220315-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-220315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-220315-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-220315-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-220315-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ835-220315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-220315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1119 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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