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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
519 AM EDT THU SEP 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.

ANZ899-182000-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT SE
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY...AS AREAS OF LOW PRES PASS NE ALONG
THE FRONT. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...WHILE A WEAK LOW PRES AREA DEVELOPS ON THE
TROUGH AND PASSES OVER THE FAR NE WATERS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW LATER TODAY...PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI...AND THEN MOVE THROUGH THE SRN
WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD INTO THE WATERS N
OF THE FRONT FRI INTO SAT...THEN WEAKEN SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW IS
EXPECTED TO FORM OFF THE CAROLINA COAST SAT NIGHT INTO SUN...THEN
PASS NE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN INTO MON. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST FROM THE W LATE SUN INTO SUN
NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE SUN NIGHT INTO MON
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-182000-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY...
THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-182000-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ920-182000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-182000-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6
FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-182000-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW
EARLY...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-182000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-182000-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE EARLY. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-182000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-182000-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-182000-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-182000-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-182000-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-182000-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
519 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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