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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 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.

ANZ899-190900-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E
TOWARD THE AREA TONIGHT...BUILD OFFSHORE FRI...THEN SHIFT NE
ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST SUN...AND DRIFT N OVER THE
WATERS NEAR THE COAST LATER SUN THROUGH TUE WHILE A WARM FRONT
WILL LIFT N THROUGH THE AREA. THE LOW WILL PULL A WEAK COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE. THE WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE
INLAND NEAR LONG ISLAND TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE SE COAST LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-190900-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT S
PORTION BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ915-190900-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-190900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-190900-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.

$$

ANZ910-190900-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AND INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ825-190900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW AND DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-190900-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-190900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE AND
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-190900-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO E TO SE 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 6 FT LATE.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-190900-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE AND INCREASING
TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-190900-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-190900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING S TO
SE 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.

$$

ANZ935-190900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
349 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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