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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 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.

ANZ899-190545-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS
THE N WATERS EARLY TODAY AS DEVELOPING STRENGTHENING LOW PRES
MOVES E AND SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS THIS MORNING INTO THE EARLY
AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY E OF THE WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE WATERS. THE WEAKENING HIGH
WILL CROSS THE WATERS FROM W TO E LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI. A
DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST NEAR CAPE HATTERAS FRI
NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO
THE E SAT NIGHT WHILE A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS NEAR THE
COAST. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE NE TOWARD THE OHIO
VALLEY SUN AND SUN NIGHT AND MOVE A STRONG WARM FRONT OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE COAST LATE
SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-190545-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ915-190545-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING
N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ920-190545-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS MAINLY SE.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ905-190545-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-190545-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ825-190545-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ828-190545-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4
TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ925-190545-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ830-190545-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ833-190545-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ930-190545-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ835-190545-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W AND INCREASING TO
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT.

$$

ANZ935-190545-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
954 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AND INCREASING TO
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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