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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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.

ANZ899-270345-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE FAR
E PORTION WILL PASS E OF THE WATERS EARLY TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST LATE TODAY...PASS E ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION MON NIGHT
INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE BACK ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST
TUE...PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN LIFT N OF
THE AREA WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NW WED...MOVE OFFSHORE LATE WED NIGHT INTO THU...THEN PASS SE OF
THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-270345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-270345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ920-270345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ905-270345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
14 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ910-270345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-270345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-270345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ925-270345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ830-270345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-270345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ930-270345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ835-270345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-270345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
903 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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