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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 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.

ANZ899-201500-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS THE SE
COAST LATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT
DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE
LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN PASS
N OF THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT SLOWLY W TO E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO TUE. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-201500-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ915-201500-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ920-201500-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ905-201500-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-201500-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ825-201500-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-201500-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING E
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ925-201500-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ830-201500-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 14 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-201500-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-201500-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17
FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ835-201500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-201500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
953 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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