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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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.

ANZ899-062045-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN WEAKEN
TONIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE S TONIGHT...THEN
TRACK SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SUN AND SUN
NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE
OUTERMOST NRN WATERS MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE MON NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST MON
NIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WITH MULTIPLE CENTERS
TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA.
A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

$$

ANZ820-062045-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ915-062045-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 12 TO 19 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ920-062045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO
18 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS BECOMING 40 TO 50 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

$$

ANZ905-062045-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12
TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
NE 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 10 TO 18
FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING N 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 17 TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.TUE...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING W 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.

$$

ANZ910-062045-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO
18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 45
TO 55 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT...THEN BECOMING W 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 21 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 21 FT.

$$

ANZ825-062045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ828-062045-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
RAIN.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ925-062045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 50 TO 60 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT. RAIN. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.

$$

ANZ830-062045-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT. RAIN
EARLY...THEN SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ833-062045-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 9 TO 15 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 23 FT. RAIN EARLY...THEN SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ930-062045-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 45
TO 55 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 15 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 13
TO 23 FT. RAIN. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.

$$

ANZ835-062045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SUN...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT. RAIN...TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 45 TO 55 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ935-062045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
342 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN...WINDS INCREASING TO S 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 50 TO 60
KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 15 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 26
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 12 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12
TO 18 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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