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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

ANZ899-222030-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS N OF
THE WATERS TODAY. LOW PRES WILL DRIFT N OVER THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH
TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW
WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH TUE. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE COAST EARLY
WED...MOVE OFFSHORE LATER WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE
WATERS THU. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU
AND THU NIGHT...AND PASS E OF THE WATERS LATE FRI. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COAST FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-222030-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS LATE.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-222030-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-222030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-222030-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ910-222030-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.

$$

ANZ825-222030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG
LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-222030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. SCATTERED TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-222030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ830-222030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-222030-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-222030-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ835-222030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ935-222030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
338 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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