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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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.

ANZ899-202100-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS
E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL TRACK
E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. DEVELOPING LOW
PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS THE SE COAST LATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID
ATLC MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY W TO E ACROSS
THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO TUE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD
TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-202100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10
FT.

$$

ANZ915-202100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15
FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ920-202100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 13 TO
17 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ905-202100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
13 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-202100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14
TO 18 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO
17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ825-202100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO E TO NE 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-202100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
EARLY...THEN...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ925-202100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ830-202100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-202100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S EARLY...
THEN...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-202100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ835-202100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-202100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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