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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 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.

ANZ899-281500-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR
34.1N 69.9W AT 11 PM EDT IS MOVING NE AT 17 KT. CRISTOBAL WILL
MOVE TO NEAR 36.1N 66.6W BY 5 AM THU...TO 39.3N 59.6W BY 5 PM
THU...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE THU NIGHT. OTHERWISE...A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD SE INTO THE AREA THU NIGHT AND FRI...EXPAND ACROSS THE
AREA FRI NIGHT INTO EARLY SAT...THEN PERSIST OVER THE WATERS
THROUGH MON NIGHT. SEE LATEST NHC ADVISORY ON HURRICANE CRISTOBAL.

$$

ANZ820-281500-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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

$$

ANZ915-281500-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ920-281500-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30
KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-281500-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 20 TO 30
KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 17
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ910-281500-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E TO SE WINDS 10
TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 35
KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 30 TO 40 KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ825-281500-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-281500-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-281500-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION 35 TO 50 KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING N TO NW
15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-281500-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-281500-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-281500-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HURRICANE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N TO NW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-281500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-281500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1150 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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