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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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.

ANZ899-272000-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTERED
NEAR 38N 72W WILL PASS SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS EARLY
TODAY...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. THE STRONG
LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO N AND NE LATER TODAY INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE
PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA. THE
STRONG LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...WHILE
ANOTHER RIDGE BUILDS OFFSHORE.

$$

ANZ820-272000-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 14 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY EARLY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ915-272000-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 35 TO 45
KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ920-272000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

$$

ANZ905-272000-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
15 TO 24 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.

$$

ANZ910-272000-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.

$$

ANZ825-272000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ828-272000-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ925-272000-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ830-272000-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ833-272000-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ930-272000-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ835-272000-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ935-272000-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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