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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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.

ANZ899-262015-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE ERN
PORTION OF THE WATERS WILL MOVE E AND SE AWAY FROM THE WATERS
TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON...
MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON...THEN PASS E OF THE
REGION MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE BACK
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID
ATLC COAST TUE...PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT...AND
THEN LIFT N OF THE AREA WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W WED NIGHT...CROSS THE WATERS THU...THEN PASS
SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-262015-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ915-262015-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ920-262015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ905-262015-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT OR HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ENDING FROM W TO E.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ910-262015-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT EARLY...
THEN BECOMING W. WINDS TO 35 KT OR HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ENDING FROM W TO E.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

ANZ825-262015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ828-262015-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN TO
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
8 FT.

$$

ANZ925-262015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ830-262015-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-262015-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-262015-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ835-262015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-262015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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