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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1056 PM 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.

ANZ899-171515-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL STALL
JUST E OF THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DRIFT BACK W INTO 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 SAT...AND THEN WILL MOVE E SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
NIGHT BEFORE TURNING NE MON AND MON NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN MOVE E
WHILE LEAVING A WEAKENING RIDGE ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT
INTO MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-171515-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST SE.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-171515-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-171515-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-171515-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT AND THU...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN THU.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-171515-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-171515-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-171515-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-171515-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT AND THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF RAIN
AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-171515-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-171515-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF RAIN
AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF RAIN
AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ930-171515-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF
RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ835-171515-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 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 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ935-171515-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1056 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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