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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1018 AM 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.

ANZ899-080300-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 37N
69W WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND TRACK E AWAY FROM THE AREA TODAY AND
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.

$$

ANZ820-080300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BECOMING
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-080300-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW. SEAS 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 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ920-080300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ905-080300-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3
TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-080300-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. ..HIGHEST SW. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-080300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-080300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ925-080300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ830-080300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS THAN
5 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-080300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-080300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 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...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-080300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

$$

ANZ935-080300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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