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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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.

ANZ899-012030-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...STRONG LOW PRES CENTERED S OF NOVA
SCOTIA WILL DRIFT OFF TO THE NE TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS
SE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
APPROACH THE NRN MID ATLC COAST EARLY MON...TRACK NE AND PASS N OF
THE AREA LATER MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE MON NIGHT INTO TUE.
THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO
MON NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE...THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS THU. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...AS A THIRD RIDGE BUILDS E TO THE MID ATLC
COAST.

$$

ANZ820-012030-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ915-012030-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ920-012030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...BUILDING TO
14 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 27 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ905-012030-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
14 TO 23 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS
6 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 50 TO 60 KT...BECOMING W 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
16 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-012030-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...BECOMING W 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
18 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-012030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ828-012030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ925-012030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...BUILDING TO
14 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ830-012030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
12 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ833-012030-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
13 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
16 FT.

$$

ANZ930-012030-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING SW 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO
20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ835-012030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
10 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ935-012030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
339 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SW 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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