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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 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.

ANZ899-260400-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 35N 72W
WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA
TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND PASS
E OF THE WATERS SUN. HIGH PRES WILL IN FROM THE W SUN...MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT 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...THEN PASS SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT
INTO WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THE APPROACH FROM THE W
WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-260400-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS WITH AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ915-260400-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH AREAS OF
FOG EARLY.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ920-260400-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 15 FT.


$$

ANZ905-260400-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE
OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.


$$

ANZ910-260400-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.


$$

ANZ825-260400-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ828-260400-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ925-260400-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ830-260400-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ833-260400-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ930-260400-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ835-260400-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ935-260400-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
955 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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