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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 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.

ANZ899-070330-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN SLOWLY DRIFT NE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS WED NIGHT INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT
MOVING INTO THE FAR NRN WATERS TODAY...WILL STALL AND DISSIPATE
TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE S LATE TODAY
AND TONIGHT...DRIFT N INTO THE SRN WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT...
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI INTO SAT...THEN DRIFT SLOWLY NE NEAR
THE CAROLINA COASTS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-070330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-070330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

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

$$

ANZ920-070330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-070330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

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

$$

ANZ910-070330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-070330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-070330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT.

$$

ANZ925-070330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ830-070330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ833-070330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ930-070330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ835-070330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
RAIN. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO N 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ935-070330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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