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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

ANZ899-292030-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES ABOUT 60 NM S OF
NANTUCKET WILL MOVE NE TODAY WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE
ACROSS THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY NE OF THE
WATERS TONIGHT AS THE FRONT CONTINUES SE ACROSS THE S WATERS. A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION
TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A 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 MID ATLC COAST FRI
NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE AREA. THE LOW WILL
TRACK E ACROSS THE N WATERS SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE
COLD FRONT E OF THE AREA. HIGH PRES WILL AGAIN BUILD E ACROSS
THE WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-292030-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO N
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-292030-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-292030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 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...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-292030-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-292030-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-292030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST E. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-292030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST E. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ925-292030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-292030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-292030-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-292030-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
5 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-292030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-292030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
451 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT...
THEN BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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