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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 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.

ANZ899-232015-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...HIGH PRES CENTERED JUST E OF THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL MOVE E AWAY FROM THE WATERS TODAY INTO FRI
WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS. A
LOW PRES AREA NEAR THE E COAST OF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY APPROACH
FROM THE SW TODAY INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SE PORTION FRI
NIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE TO THE NE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE
BECOMING ABSORBED BY A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS THE
REGION. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE WATERS SUN...MOVE E
OVER THE AREA SUN NIGHT AND MON...AND THEN STRENGTHEN TO THE E
OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-232015-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING
W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-232015-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISNING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-232015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-232015-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ910-232015-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-232015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-232015-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT...THEN BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-232015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ830-232015-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN W TO SW 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-232015-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN W TO SW 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-232015-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF
RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-232015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-232015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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