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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

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.

ANZ899-272100-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...AN AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE
REGION TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS
THE SRN WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED...MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS
WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA THU NIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI...THEN
INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN
FROM THE W.

$$

ANZ820-272100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ915-272100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10
TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ920-272100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NW LESS THAN
10 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 12 TO 20 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ905-272100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 20 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-272100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 18 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 16 TO 21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 16
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ825-272100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...WINDS VEERING TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.

$$

ANZ828-272100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7
TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ925-272100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST N.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT...HIGHEST N.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10
TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...
HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

ANZ830-272100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 15 FT.
.THU...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ833-272100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...
HIGHEST N.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 13 FT...HIGHEST N.
.THU...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING N 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ930-272100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ835-272100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-272100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...
HIGHEST NW.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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