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000 FZNT22 KWBC 161437 OFFNT2 OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 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. ANZ899-170345- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE N PORTION TODAY...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. A STRENGTHENING LOW ON THE FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE FAR NE PORTION LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF THE E THU INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST THU...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI. A DEVELOPING LOW WITH A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE E OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT. $$ ANZ820-170345- HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN. .WED...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE. .THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. $$ ANZ915-170345- BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. .THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. .THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT. .FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. $$ ANZ920-170345- BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT... .TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. .WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. .THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT. .FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. $$ ANZ905-170345- EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED... .TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. .WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT. .THU...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT. .FRI...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. .FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. $$ ANZ910-170345- EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT... .TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. .THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT. .FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. $$ ANZ825-170345- BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI...WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. $$ ANZ828-170345- CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. .TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. .WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. .THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. $$ ANZ925-170345- BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT... .TODAY...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. .WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE. .THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. .FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. $$ ANZ830-170345- CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E. .WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E. .THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. $$ ANZ833-170345- CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE. .WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE. .THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. $$ ANZ930-170345- HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE. .THU...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE. .FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. $$ ANZ835-170345- CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE. .WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. .THU...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE. $$ ANZ935-170345- CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE- 937 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017 .TODAY...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. .WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. .THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. $$ .FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

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