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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 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.

ANZ899-170315-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE
WATERS WILL MOVE E AND PASS E OF THE AREA TODAY. THE FRONT WILL
STALL JUST E OF THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DRIFT BACK W OVER THE
AREA THU. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE STATIONARY
FRONT THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. STRONGER LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP S
OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT...AND THEN WILL MOVE E SAT INTO SUN NIGHT
AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST.

$$

ANZ820-170315-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-170315-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30
KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-170315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 20 TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT BECOMING 7 TO 10
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-170315-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-170315-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ825-170315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-170315-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ925-170315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25
KT THU...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT THU. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION VARIABLE
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ830-170315-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 30 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BECOMING 6 TO 8
FT.

$$

ANZ833-170315-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND THU...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT
TONIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT TONIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SW.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.

$$

ANZ930-170315-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION S TO SW 20 TO 30
KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT THROUGHOUT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR
E PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR W PORTION NE 15
TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION N TO NE
15 TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ835-170315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS NE. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ935-170315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SHIFTING WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NW. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN. ISOLATED TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR E PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION TO
25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT....EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION TO 30
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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