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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 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.

ANZ899-162015-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE NW EARLY TONIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON INTO TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST TUE...THEN LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO
WED. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED
NIGHT. A STRENGTHENING LOW ON THE FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
FAR NE PORTION LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN
MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE E OF THE AREA THU INTO FRI NIGHT WHILE A
HIGH PRES RIDGE SLOWLY BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST.

$$

ANZ820-162015-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-162015-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ920-162015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ905-162015-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-162015-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14
FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-162015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-162015-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-162015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ830-162015-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-162015-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN S TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-162015-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW AND DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-162015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-162015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
349 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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