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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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.

ANZ899-070845-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES NEAR CAPE FEAR WILL MOVE
NE TONIGHT...WHILE A STRONGER LOW APPROACHES THE NORTH CAROLINA
COAST NEAR CURRITUCK SOUND. THE SECOND LOW WILL DEEPEN AS IT
TRACKS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DRIFTS SE WED
INTO EARLY WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW THU. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
N PORTION THU NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
WATERS. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT
THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER
THE N WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS
SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
THE COAST.

$$

ANZ820-070845-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO E TO NE 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ915-070845-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO E TO NE 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7
TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ920-070845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO E TO SE 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-070845-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-070845-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO E 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-070845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ828-070845-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ925-070845-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO
16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-070845-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-070845-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-070845-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-070845-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-070845-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
416 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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