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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 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.

ANZ899-012030-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL QUICKLY PASS
E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON...AS LOW PRES RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES WELL NE
OF THE AREA MON. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT
WILL PUSH SE INTO THE FAR NW PORTION LATE WED...THEN PUSH SE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN
AGAIN BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-012030-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT BECOMING SW AND INCREASING
TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN SW AND INCREASING
TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-012030-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT BECOMING SW INCREASING TO
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
W LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN TO S TO SW
30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...THEN BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING NW.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ920-012030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT BECOMING S AND INCREASING
TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 25 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT THEN TO VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT...THEN TO S TO SW
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ905-012030-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO W TO NW 35 TO 45
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-012030-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO W TO NW 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT THEN TO NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ825-012030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO S TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W EARLY THEN INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-012030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN TO SW 30 TO
40 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT THEN
INCREASING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ925-012030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT THEN TO S TO SW 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN OVER NW
PORTION SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ830-012030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT THEN BECOMING S TO
SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT THEN S TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
N LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-012030-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ930-012030-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT THEN BECOMING SE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT THEN BECOMING S TO
SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ835-012030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 20 TO 30 KT THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
SE.

$$

ANZ935-012030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT THEN BECOMING NW.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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