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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

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.

ANZ899-270330-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD E INTO THE AREA TODAY...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT
INTO SAT NIGHT...AND PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE NW WATERS EARLY SUN...MOVE SE INTO THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS LATER SUN AND SUN NIGHT...AND THEN STALL ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE AN AREA OF LOW PRES MOVES
E ACROSS THE WATERS ALONG THE FRONT. THE LOW PRES AREA WILL THEN
PASS E OF THE WATERS EARLY TUE WHILE PUSHING A TRAILING COLD
FRONT SE OF THE AREA. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW BEHIND
THE LOW AND FRONT MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-270330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...
HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-270330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT AND SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-270330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT N PORTION SHIFTING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...S PORTION...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. N PORTION...NE WINDS
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION NE 20 TO
25 KT EARLY...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT...EXCEPT S PORTION 10 TO 16 FT...BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT THROUGHOUT
LATE.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-270330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT LATE.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST S.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-270330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT...
EXCEPT N PORTION DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT LATE. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST S.
.MON...S PORTION...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. N
PORTION...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT THROUGHOUT...HIGHEST S.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT OVER N PORTION N TO NE
15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 15 FT EARLY...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT
LATE...HIGHEST S.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-270330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15
KT...EXCEPT N PORTION SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE
PORTION SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-270330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W TO SW
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST SE.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION SHIFTING TO N
15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-270330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR N PORTION SHIFTING
TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE....EXCEPT FAR N PORTION BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT...
EXCEPT SE PORTION SW 20 TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT BECOMING 8
TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-270330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BECOMING 8 TO 9 FT LATE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-270330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-270330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-270330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-270330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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