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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 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.

ANZ899-260300-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...STRONG HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE
WATERS WILL MAINTAIN A RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS
TONIGHT INTO SUN WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S
OVER THE N WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN SUN
AND SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N SAT
NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PERSIST E AND NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE WHILE WEAKENING. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE
AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES AND A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE W LATE TUE...THEN MOVE NE
OVER THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO
THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES BUILDS
IN FROM W.


$$

ANZ820-260300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-260300-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO E
TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-260300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-260300-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-260300-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-260300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-260300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-260300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-260300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-260300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-260300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-260300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
S.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-260300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1102 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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