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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 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.

ANZ899-191530-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E AND
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT...BUILD OFFSHORE FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN
SHIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA SAT INTO MON. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
MOVE OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST SUN NIGHT...DRIFT N OVER THE
WATERS NEAR THE COAST MON THROUGH TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA
TUE NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N ACROSS
THE WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
AND APPROACH THE SE COAST LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-191530-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-191530-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ920-191530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-191530-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ910-191530-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ825-191530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-191530-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-191530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-191530-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ833-191530-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-191530-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-191530-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-191530-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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