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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 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.

ANZ899-280345-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR
31.8N 72.2W AT 11 AM EDT IS MOVING N AT 10 KT. CHRISTOBAL WILL
MOVE N TO NEAR 36.5N 66.7W BY 8 AM THU...TO 39.6N 59.9W BY 8 PM
THU...TURN NE TO 43.5N 52.0W BY 8 AM FRI...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO
THE NE LATER FRI. OTHERWISE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE
NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE AREA
THU NIGHT AND FRI...EXPAND ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO EARLY
SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E LATER SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. SEE
LATEST NHC ADVISORY ON HURRICANE CRISTOBAL.

$$

ANZ820-280345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT IN S TO SE SWELL
LATE.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT IN
SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-280345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT IN S SWELL.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT IN S SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT IN S SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-280345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 35
KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-280345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT IN S SWELL.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-280345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 30 TO 40
KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 10 FT LATE.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-280345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT IN S SWELL.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT IN S SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

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ANZ828-280345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN S SWELL.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ925-280345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 55 TO 70 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 28 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10
TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-280345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-280345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-280345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 50 TO 65 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 55 TO 70 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 55 TO 70 KT...BECOMING NW AND DIMINISHING TO 20
TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 18 FT LATE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-280345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN S SWELL.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-280345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1103 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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