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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

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.

ANZ899-291615-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT JUST N OF THE AREA WILL
MOVE SE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...THEN STALL
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO TUE. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS ALONG THE FRONT MON. A SECOND DEVELOPING
LOW PRES WILL PASS E THROUGH THE WATERS MON NIGHT INTO TUE WHILE
PULLING THE COLD FRONT SE OF THE AREA. HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD
IN FROM THE NW TUE INTO WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E THROUGH THE WATERS
THU INTO THU NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NRN WATERS
THU NIGHT AND DISSIPATE FRI. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E OVER
THE AREA LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-291615-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT WED NIGHT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-291615-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-291615-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-291615-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-291615-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-291615-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ828-291615-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.

$$

ANZ925-291615-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VEERING
TO N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION E TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION W TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ830-291615-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ833-291615-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-291615-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT....EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION DIMINISHING
TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION
N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-291615-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-291615-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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