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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

ANZ899-040315-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO
THE NRN WATERS WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG
THE FRONT. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH PRES CENTER WILL THEN BUILD
TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO FRI...AND MOVE E ACROSS
THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION SAT...AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS SAT
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-040315-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ915-040315-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ920-040315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ905-040315-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO S
TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ910-040315-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING TO S
TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ825-040315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ828-040315-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ925-040315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ830-040315-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.

$$

ANZ833-040315-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-040315-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-040315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-040315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. 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 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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