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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 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.

ANZ899-142045-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
MOVE TO THE COAST TODAY...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT
INTO EARLY MON NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE
SW LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE THROUGH THE MID ATLC STATES
EARLY TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED AND WED
NIGHT WHILE MOVING A TROUGH SE OVER THE AREA. ANOTHER DEVELOPING
LOW WILL STRENGTHEN E OF THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT AS
STRENGTHENING HIGH PRES BUILDS E TO THE COAST.

$$

ANZ820-142045-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
5 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ915-142045-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW AND AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 24
FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 18
FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ920-142045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ905-142045-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND WIDESPREAD SNOW WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13
TO 27 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14
TO 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ910-142045-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 26 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 21
FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ825-142045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
5 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ828-142045-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
EARLY.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16
FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.


$$

ANZ925-142045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12
TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ830-142045-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E
TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO
18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ833-142045-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 14 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ930-142045-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ835-142045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ935-142045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
400 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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