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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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.

ANZ899-080745-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 37N
65W WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND TRACK E AWAY FROM THE AREA TONIGHT.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
THU...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THU NIGHT WHILE A
DEVELOPING LOW ON THE FRONT INTENSIFIES NE OF THE AREA. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH SAT WHILE A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. THE
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PASS
E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM FRONT PASSES NE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE MON...REACHING
THE SRN WATERS MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-080745-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN BECOMING SW.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.

$$

ANZ915-080745-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.

$$

ANZ920-080745-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 10 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ905-080745-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ910-080745-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 12
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ825-080745-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-080745-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ925-080745-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ830-080745-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ833-080745-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ930-080745-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ835-080745-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ935-080745-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
418 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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