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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 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.

ANZ899-210830-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E OF
THE WATERS TONIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRES WILL FORM OFF THE JERSEY
COAST TUE...THEN TRACK NE OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT AS A SECOND LOW
FORMS E OF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST BY WED MORNING. THE LOW WILL
SLOWLY STRENGTHEN OVER THE NRN WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT BEFORE
MOVING N OF THE AREA. THE LOW WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATONARY N OF
THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT BEFORE SLOWLY MOVING E. HIGH PRES
WILL SLOWLY BUILD ACROSS THE REGION FROM THE SW FRI THROUGH SAT
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-210830-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ915-210830-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS LATE.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ920-210830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS LATE.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ905-210830-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ910-210830-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ825-210830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-210830-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ925-210830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ830-210830-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-210830-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-210830-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
15 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-210830-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-210830-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
500 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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