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000 FZNT22 KWBC 280228 OFFNT2 OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 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. ANZ899-290230- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS WILL LIFT NE OF THE AREA EARLY TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT AND TUE. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE TUE...TRACK E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE REGION...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA WED INTO WED NIGHT AS THE FRONT CONTINUES SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST LATE FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE AREA. THE LOW AND COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT. $$ ANZ820-290230- HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. .SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. .SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. $$ ANZ915-290230- BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT... .TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED...WINDS VEERING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. .THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. .FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. .SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. .SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO N TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT. $$ ANZ920-290230- BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. .THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. .FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. .SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. .SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. $$ ANZ905-290230- EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU... .TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. .THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. .FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. .FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. .SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. $$ ANZ910-290230- EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT... .TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. .THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. .FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. .FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT. .SAT...S TO SE WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT. $$ ANZ825-290230- BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 .TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. .SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. .SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. $$ ANZ828-290230- CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED...WINDS VEERING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. .SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. $$ ANZ925-290230- BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT... .TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. .THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. .SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. .SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT. $$ ANZ830-290230- CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT... .TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. .SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. $$ ANZ833-290230- CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. .SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. .SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. $$ ANZ930-290230- HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 ...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT... .TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. .SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. $$ ANZ835-290230- CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 .TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. $$ ANZ935-290230- CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE- 1028 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 .TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. .TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. .TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .WED...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. .WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. .FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. .SAT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. $$ .FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

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