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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 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.

ANZ899-180300-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS WILL DRIFT SE OF THE WATERS EARLY TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT
WILL MOVE NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST THIS AFTERNOON...THEN CONTINUE
NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT AS A STRENGTHENING LOW
PASSES E AND SE OVER THE NRN PORTION. THE LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO THE
E OF THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING...AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS E INTO THE WATERS. THE HIGH WILL CROSS THE WATERS FROM
W TO E LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI AS IT WEAKENS. A DEVELOPING LOW
WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST NEAR CAPE HATTERAS FRI NIGHT...PASS E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E SAT NIGHT
WHILE A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST.

$$

ANZ820-180300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.

$$

ANZ915-180300-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BECOMING 7 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-180300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
S. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING
4 TO 8 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ905-180300-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT BECOMING 8 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-180300-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
.WED...WINDS BACKING TO SE 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NE 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING N 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-180300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-180300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 5 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-180300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-180300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST SE. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT BECOMING 5
TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-180300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ930-180300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-180300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-180300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1017 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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