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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

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.

ANZ899-180915-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES OVER THE GULF OF MAINE
WILL MOVE NE AND INTENSIFY TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E
TOWARD THE AREA THU AND THU NIGHT...BUILD OFFSHORE FRI...THEN
SHIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW
PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST LATE SAT...THEN
SLOWLY TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A COLD FRONT E INTO THE AREA.

$$

ANZ820-180915-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...
HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST E.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ915-180915-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-180915-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-180915-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS E PORTION EARLY.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT LATE.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS E.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.

$$

ANZ910-180915-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS E.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-180915-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-180915-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-180915-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-180915-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 5
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-180915-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-180915-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-180915-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING N
TO NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-180915-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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