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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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.

ANZ899-311545-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL INTENSIFY
NEAR GEORGES BANK TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE
LATE SAT THROUGH SUN. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E
ACROSS THE NE WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE AND MOVE
OVER THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE
AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST EARLY MON...MOVE NE AND PASS JUST N OF THE AREA
LATER MON WHILE INTENSIFYING...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE MON NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS MON
INTO MON NIGHT. A LARGE RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE WATERS MON
NIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS E OVER THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A
THIRD COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-311545-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ915-311545-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ920-311545-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
13 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ905-311545-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO
20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING NW 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ910-311545-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SW 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING NW 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ825-311545-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY EARLY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-311545-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT AND SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ925-311545-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 12 TO
21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ830-311545-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-311545-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-311545-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ835-311545-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ935-311545-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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