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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 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.

ANZ899-282100-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR
35.6N 67.8W AT 5 AM EDT IS MOVING NE AT 25 KT. CRISTOBAL WILL
MOVE TO NEAR 37.8N 63.2W BY 2 PM THU...TO 41.5N 55.0W BY 2 AM
FRI...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE FRI. OTHERWISE...A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS TODAY...AND MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI AND BECOME STATIONARY. THE FRONT WILL THEN
DISSIPATE FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS FRI AND EXPAND S ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT. THE RIDGE WILL
THEN SLOWLY MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SAT INTO SUN...WHILE
PERSISTING ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THROUGH MON NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NRN WATERS MON NIGHT. SEE LATEST NHC
ADVISORY ON HURRICANE CRISTOBAL.

$$

ANZ820-282100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY..W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-282100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-282100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT
EARLY. WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-282100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 10 FT LATE.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-282100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION 30 TO 40
KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ825-282100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

$$

ANZ828-282100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-282100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-282100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-282100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-282100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ835-282100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

$$

ANZ935-282100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
541 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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