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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 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.

ANZ899-242030-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E
OVER THE NRN WATERS TODAY INTO THU...THEN WEAKEN AND DRIFT S OVER
THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS THU NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NW FRI...THEN MOVE SE OVER THE
WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE
WILL BUILD SE OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-242030-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-242030-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY THROUGH THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 T0 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-242030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-242030-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-242030-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ825-242030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-242030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-242030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-242030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-242030-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-242030-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-242030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-242030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
416 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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