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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 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.

ANZ899-021600-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...STRONG LOW PRES CENTERED OVER
NEWFOUNDLAND WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL APPROACH THE NRN MID ATLC COAST EARLY MON...MOVE NE AND PASS
JUST N OF THE WATERS LATER MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO
THE NE TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE
WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE
COAST TUE...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED
NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW LATE
WED...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. A STRONG
RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...THEN
MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-021600-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-021600-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO
13 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
15 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-021600-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
15 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-021600-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...BECOMING W 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 19 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ910-021600-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...BECOMING W 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 20 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-021600-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY EARLY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-021600-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ925-021600-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...BUILDING TO 14
TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
14 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-021600-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 13
TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-021600-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-021600-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ835-021600-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
11 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ935-021600-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
926 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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