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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 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.

ANZ899-240330-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W THIS MORNING WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT DRIFTING N
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS. THE STRONG LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE
MID ATLC COAST LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS
LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT
SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO TUE NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE HIGH PRES SLOWLY BUILDS IN
FROM THE W.

$$

ANZ820-240330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ915-240330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11
TO 17 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING NW
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ920-240330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN S
PORTION BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ905-240330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 12 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-240330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9
TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10
FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-240330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST N. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SHIFTING WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-240330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SHIFTING WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ925-240330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT FAR NE PORTION E TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12
TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ830-240330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ833-240330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-240330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ835-240330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-240330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
944 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 11 TO
16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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