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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 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.

ANZ899-242100-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES JUST N OF THE WATERS
WILL INTENSIFY TO THE E AND NE OF THE REGION TODAY. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY...DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT AND FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION FRI NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E OFF THE COAST FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP
ON THE FRONT AND MOVE ACROSS THE N WATERS SAT AND PASS E OF THE
AREA SAT NIGHT. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA SUN AND SUN
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARD THE AREA SUN NIGHT THROUGH
MON NIGHT AS THE COLD FRONT STALLS OVER THE S WATERS.

$$

ANZ820-242100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-242100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-242100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-242100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING 35 TO 50 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 30 TO 40 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ910-242100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ825-242100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ828-242100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-242100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-242100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-242100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-242100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-242100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-242100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
448 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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