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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 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.

ANZ899-240215-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT MOVING SE OVER THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS WILL PASS E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO THU...PASS SE ACROSS
THE AREA LATE THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE BECOMING WEAKER. A
WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND PASS N
OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT S OVER THE
NRN WATERS SAT...THEN BECOME STATIONARY LATE SAT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND
MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-240215-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-240215-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-240215-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-240215-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-240215-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-240215-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-240215-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-240215-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-240215-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-240215-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-240215-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-240215-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-240215-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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