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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 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.

ANZ899-170845-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS
THE FAR SRN WATERS WILL PERSIST INTO WED...THEN DRIFT SE THROUGH
THU. AREAS OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE FRONT WED INTO THU.
A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL SLOWLY MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH THU. A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRES IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON THE TROUGH AND PASS OVER THE FAR NE
PORTION WED NIGHT AND THU. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD S INTO THE
REGION THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...THEN PASS NE OF THE AREA SAT
AND SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE
SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT AND DRIFT NW THROUGH SUN NIGHT...WHILE A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES THE MID ATLC COAST SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-170845-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO NE 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS NE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-170845-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT IN SE SWELL...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ920-170845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITH SE SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...HIGHEST E. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ905-170845-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT IN
SE SWELL.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN SE
SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT WITH SE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AND INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-170845-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT IN SE SWELL...HIGHEST E.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN SE
SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-170845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN
SE SWELL.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT
IN SE SWELL.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS N.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-170845-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE EARLY.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN
SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-170845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-170845-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH SE
SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-170845-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT INCREASING TO E 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH E TO SE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT WITH E TO SE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-170845-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
15 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT WITH E TO SE SWELL. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS SW EARLY.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY E.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-170845-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH E SWELL.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT WIT E SWELL.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-170845-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
435 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH E
SWELL. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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