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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 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.

ANZ899-182045-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E
TOWARD THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...BUILD OFFSHORE FRI...THEN
SHIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW
PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST LATE SAT...THEN DRIFT
NE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD
FRONT E INTO THE AREA.

$$

ANZ820-182045-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ915-182045-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.

$$

ANZ920-182045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.

$$

ANZ905-182045-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.

$$

ANZ910-182045-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-182045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.

$$

ANZ828-182045-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-182045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ830-182045-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-182045-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT EARLY...
THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-182045-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ835-182045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-182045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
322 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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