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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

ANZ899-300345-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR GEORGES
BANK WILL PASS SLOWLY NE OF THE AREA LATER TODAY INTO THU NIGHT
WHILE RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING. THE LOW WILL PULL A TRAILING COLD
FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A SERIES OF LOW
PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST THU...THEN PASS SLOWLY E
ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL
MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT
OFFSHORE. THE LOW WILL THEN TRACK E ACROSS THE FAR N WATERS SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SUN...THEN MOVE
OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-300345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO E TO NE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-300345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ920-300345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-300345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-300345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ825-300345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

$$

ANZ828-300345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

$$

ANZ925-300345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-300345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NE
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-300345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...
HIGHEST E.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-300345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-300345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

$$

ANZ935-300345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS BECOMING
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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