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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1008 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.

ANZ899-230315-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...WEAK LOW PRES LOCATED JUST SE OF
CAPE ROMAIN THIS MORNING WILL SLOWLY MOVE NE NEAR THE COAST
THROUGH TUE...WHILE LIFTING A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS. THE
LOW WILL DISSIPATE N OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT. 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. HIGH PRES
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.

$$

ANZ820-230315-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...
HIGHEST S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 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 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-230315-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.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. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT THEN 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 5 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-230315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 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 10 TO 20 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT THEN BECOMING W
LATE. SEAS 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 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 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-230315-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 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 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ910-230315-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.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 INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 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 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ825-230315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO 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. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 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. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-230315-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 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 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 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-230315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

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

$$

ANZ830-230315-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 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 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-230315-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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

$$

ANZ930-230315-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

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

$$

ANZ835-230315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ935-230315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 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 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 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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