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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
ISSUED BY NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 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-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS WILL WEAKEN TODAY. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE
TODAY...TRACK E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT 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-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ915-290230-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ920-290230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...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-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ910-290230-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-290230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 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-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 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 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...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-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...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 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ830-290230-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 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 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ833-290230-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ930-290230-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.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 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 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-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 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 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-290230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1101 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 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 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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