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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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.

ANZ899-032100-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO
THE NRN WATERS WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE
FRONT. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH PRES CENTER WILL THEN BUILD TOWARDS
THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO FRI...AND MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE REGION SAT...AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-032100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.

$$

ANZ915-032100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ920-032100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
W. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ905-032100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ910-032100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT SHIFTING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ825-032100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ828-032100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ925-032100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ830-032100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-032100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-032100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-032100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-032100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
344 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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