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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 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.

ANZ899-290900-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
SW TO NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE FRONT
TONIGHT INTO SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT...DRIFT S INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN...THEN MOVE INTO THE SRN WATERS AND PERSIST SUN NIGHT THROUGH
WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE N MON...PUSH S INTO THE NRN WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN
DISSIPATE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT. TROPICAL STORM
ERIKA IS EXPECTED TO TRACK N INTO NW FLORIDA TUE AFTERNOON WHILE
WEAKENING INTO A DEPRESSION...THEN CONTINUE N INTO GEORGIA BY WED
AFTERNOON AND WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING FURTHER. SEE THE LATEST
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORY FOR ERIKA FOR MORE INFORMATION.

$$

ANZ820-290900-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ915-290900-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ920-290900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ905-290900-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ910-290900-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.

$$

ANZ825-290900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ828-290900-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ925-290900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION BECOMING
S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION S TO SW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING
VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT THROUGHOUT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ830-290900-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ833-290900-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ930-290900-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION BECOMING
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW
PORTION BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ835-290900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...
EXCEPT SE PORTION VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION VARIABLE 10
KT OR LESS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS THROUGHOUT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-290900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
455 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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