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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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.

ANZ899-030530-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE QUICKLY SE
OVER THE WATERS TODAY...AS LOW PRES RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES WELL NE OF
THE AREA. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT...THEN
PASS E ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT
WILL PUSH SE INTO THE FAR NW PORTION LATE WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY
SE ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS
LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE FRONT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN
BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO FRI...MOVING E
OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-030530-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FT.

$$

ANZ915-030530-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TTO 10 FT BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-030530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-030530-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S AND BECOMING 15 TO 25
KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ910-030530-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ825-030530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-030530-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-030530-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-030530-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

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

$$

ANZ833-030530-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ930-030530-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-030530-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...


W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-030530-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
947 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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