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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 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.

ANZ899-210245-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT NE
FROM THE MID ATLC STATES TODAY INTO SUN...AND PASS WELL N OF THE
WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST OFF THE
S CAROLINA COAST TODAY INTO SUN. LOW PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE
TROUGH OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST SUN NIGHT...DRIFT N OVER THE
MID ATLC WATERS NEAR THE COAST MON THROUGH TUE...THEN DISSIPATE
JUST OFF THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM
FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE COAST EARLY WED...THEN MOVE
OFFSHORE LATER WED AND WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-210245-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 1 TO
2 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 NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ915-210245-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION SHIFTING TO W
25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ920-210245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION SHIFTING TO W
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ905-210245-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT EARLY...THEN TO 25 TO
35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO
11 TO 17 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ910-210245-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ825-210245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ828-210245-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ925-210245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...EXCEPT FAR W PORTION
BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ830-210245-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ833-210245-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT LATE. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 35
KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ930-210245-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT FAR W PORTION SHIFTING
TO W 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ835-210245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT EARLY...THEN TO 25
TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 35 TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ935-210245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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