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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 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.

ANZ899-252045-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP E
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
INTO THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH FRI...CROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT
INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NRN WATERS SUN...MOVE SE INTO THE NRN
WATERS SUN NIGHT...AND THEN STALL ACROSS THE SRN WATERS MON INTO
MON NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

$$

ANZ820-252045-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT EARLY. RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS
ENDING IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-252045-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN
AND SCATTERED TSTMS TAPERING TO SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...
HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING
W LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-252045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13
FT. RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS TAPERING TO SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW AND DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-252045-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE. AREAS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-252045-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 35 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT BY NOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING N
TO NE LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.

$$

ANZ825-252045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
WINDS TO 35 KT IN OR NEAR HEAVY TSTMS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
E. AREAS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS ENDING LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ828-252045-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. WINDS TO 35 KT IN OR NEAR HEAVY TSTMS. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E. SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-252045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. WINDS TO 35 KT IN OR NEAR HEAVY TSTMS. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...TAPERING TO SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY...THEN TO 5
TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN W TO SW
15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-252045-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. WINDS TO 35 KT IN OR NEAR HEAVY TSTMS. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E. SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-252045-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
WINDS TO 35 KT IN OR NEAR HEAVY TSTMS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
E. SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING LATE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ930-252045-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. WINDS TO 35
KT IN OR NEAR HEAVY TSTMS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
E.

$$

ANZ835-252045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W TO NW EARLY...THEN
DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. WINDS TO 35 KT IN AND NEAR
HEAVY TSTMS THIS MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS ENDING BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-252045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
343 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. WINDS TO 35 KT OR HIGHER IN AND NEAR HEAVY TSTMS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST N. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...BECOMING HIGHEST E. SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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