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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
956 AM EST WED FEB 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.

ANZ899-230330-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...HIGH PRES OVER THE AREA WILL
PASS E OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT...THEN MOVE E OF
THE REGION THU INTO FRI WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS. A LOW PRES CENTER IN THE NE GULF OF MEXICO
WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE SW TODAY INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO
THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE TO THE NE SAT AND SAT
NIGHT WHILE BECOMING ABSORBED BY A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING E
ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA
SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-230330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...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.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ915-230330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

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

$$

ANZ920-230330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ905-230330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S.
SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 12
TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ910-230330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10
FT...THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 16 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-230330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-230330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ925-230330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ830-230330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-230330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-230330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ835-230330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SW.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NW.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-230330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
956 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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