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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 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.

ANZ899-190300-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT SE
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU...AS AREAS OF LOW PRES PASS
NE ALONG THE FRONT. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ON
THE TROUGH AND PASS OVER THE FAR NE WATERS TONIGHT AND THU.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW LATER THU...PASS SE
ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI...AND THEN
MOVE THROUGH THE SRN WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD INTO THE WATERS N OF THE FRONT FRI INTO SAT. ANOTHER LOW IS
EXPECTED TO FORM OFF THE CAROLINA COAST SUN...THEN PASS NE ACROSS
THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST FROM THE W SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-190300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-190300-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

$$

ANZ920-190300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ905-190300-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT LATE.

$$

ANZ910-190300-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT LATE.

$$

ANZ825-190300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-190300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-190300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8
FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST NE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST E...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT LATE.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-190300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-190300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-190300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING
N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-190300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ935-190300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1115 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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