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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 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.

ANZ899-242130-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT ALONG
THE MID ATLC COAST WILL SLOWLY MOVE SE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN DRIFT N AND DISSIPATE SAT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST SAT
NIGHT AND PERSIST INTO MON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST LATE MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-242130-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

$$

ANZ915-242130-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-242130-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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ANZ905-242130-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING
TO N TO NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST W.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-242130-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION SHIFTING TO NW 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-242130-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

$$

ANZ828-242130-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING N LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W TO NW LATE...EXCEPT N
PORTION N LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-242130-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SE PORTION...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT EARLY. NW PORTION...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N TO NW
5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS BECOMING LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ830-242130-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

$$

ANZ833-242130-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ930-242130-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-242130-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-242130-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
434 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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