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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 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.

ANZ899-092045-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 36N 73W
WILL PASS QUICKLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY WHILE
INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER
LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN TRACK NE
ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS WED. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A WEAK LOW
WILL RACE NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. AN
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER ON THE FRONT WILL THEN INTENSIFY NE OF
THE AREA LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN
FROM THE NW.

$$

ANZ820-092045-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ915-092045-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
17 TO 24 FT.

$$

ANZ920-092045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 35 TO 50 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13
TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17
TO 26 FT.

$$

ANZ905-092045-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E TO NE EARLY...
THEN BECOMING N TO NE 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING
TO SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.

$$

ANZ910-092045-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW AND
INCREASING TO 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 18 TO 26 FT.

$$

ANZ825-092045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ828-092045-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ925-092045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT. RAIN EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10
TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 26 FT.

$$

ANZ830-092045-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT.

$$

ANZ833-092045-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ930-092045-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.  SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.

$$

ANZ835-092045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ935-092045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
420 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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