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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 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.

ANZ899-211515-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE NW TONIGHT WHILE LOW PRES INTENSIFIES WELL E OF THE
REGION. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS TUE
AND TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT.
A LOW PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE S
THU AND THU NIGHT...LIFT NE INTO THE SRN WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI
NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE LATE SAT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-211515-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ915-211515-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ920-211515-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ905-211515-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ910-211515-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ825-211515-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ828-211515-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ925-211515-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ830-211515-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ833-211515-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ930-211515-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING E
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS
SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ835-211515-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ935-211515-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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