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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 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.

ANZ899-221530-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE
INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA LATE
WED INTO WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY
APPROACH FROM THE SW THU INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS
FRI NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
OVER THE AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-221530-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ915-221530-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ920-221530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ905-221530-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ910-221530-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ825-221530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-221530-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

$$

ANZ925-221530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ830-221530-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-221530-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-221530-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ835-221530-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-221530-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
948 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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