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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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.

ANZ899-212100-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE
INTO THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA LATE
WED INTO WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY
APPROACH FROM THE SW THU INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS
FRI NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN
SWEEP OFFSHORE LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-212100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ915-212100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ920-212100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ905-212100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ910-212100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ825-212100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ828-212100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


$$

ANZ925-212100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.

$$

ANZ830-212100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ833-212100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ930-212100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

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

$$

ANZ835-212100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ935-212100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
347 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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