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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
912 PM EST SAT DEC 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.

ANZ899-211445-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO SUN...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT
INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE TROUGH OFF THE GEORGIA
COAST TONIGHT..DRIFT N OVER THE WATERS SUN THROUGH TUE...THEN
DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A
WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS LATER SUN THROUGH TUE. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE COAST EARLY WED...MOVE
OFFSHORE LATER WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THU.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU AND THU NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-211445-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ915-211445-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ920-211445-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ905-211445-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT LATE.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ910-211445-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ825-211445-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS...CHANGING TO RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ828-211445-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ925-211445-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

ANZ830-211445-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ833-211445-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN...CHANGING TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ930-211445-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.

$$

ANZ835-211445-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN...CHANGING TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-211445-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT AND SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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