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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1010 AM 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.

ANZ899-070345-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES JUST E OF MYRTLE BEACH
WILL MOVE NE TODAY...WHILE A STRONGER LOW APPROACHES THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST NEAR CURRITUCK SOUND. THE SECOND LOW WILL DEEPEN AS
IT TRACKS NE 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.

$$

ANZ820-070345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO E TO NE 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 20 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 5
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 INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ915-070345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ920-070345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO NE 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-070345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

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

$$

ANZ910-070345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-070345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF 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 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ828-070345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-070345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 35 TO 45 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-070345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...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 7
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-070345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...BECOMING HIGHEST NE.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.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 7
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ930-070345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW AND INCREASING TO 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 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...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-070345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ935-070345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1010 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS BECOMING 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 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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