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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

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.

ANZ899-170345-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO
THE N PORTION TODAY...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO
TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN
LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT
WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. A
STRENGTHENING LOW ON THE FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE FAR NE
PORTION LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF THE E THU INTO THU
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST THU...THEN
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI. A DEVELOPING LOW WITH
A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE E OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-170345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1
TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-170345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-170345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-170345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 9 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-170345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-170345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-170345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ925-170345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-170345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ833-170345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-170345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.

$$

ANZ835-170345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ935-170345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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