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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1044 PM 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.

ANZ899-080245-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT
INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
WILL DISSIPATE LATER TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH
FROM THE S TONIGHT...DRIFT N INTO THE SRN WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT...REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN DRIFT
SLOWLY NW TOWARDS THE CAROLINA COASTS SAT AND SAT NIGHT. THE LOW
WILL THEN TRACK SLOWLY NE NEAR THE N CAROLINA COAST SUN INTO
MON...THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND CONTINUE NE OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT.

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ANZ820-080245-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ915-080245-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ920-080245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ905-080245-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. 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. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ910-080245-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-080245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-080245-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

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

$$

ANZ925-080245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.FRI...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SW.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ830-080245-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT...HIGHEST S. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
S. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ833-080245-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ930-080245-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS W.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS NW.

$$

ANZ835-080245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...BECOMING 8
TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION BECOMING
N TO NW. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION N TO NW.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION N TO
NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION N TO
NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
NE.

$$

ANZ935-080245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1044 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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