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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 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.

ANZ899-272115-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR
31.9N 71.9W AT 5 AM EDT IS MOVING N AT 10 KT. CHRISTOBAL WILL
MOVE N TO NEAR 34.7N 69.2W BY 2 AM TONIGHT...TO 37.6N 63.5W BY 2
PM THU...TURN NE TO 40.5N 56.5W BY 2 AM FRI...THEN ACCELERATE OFF
TO THE NE FRI. OTHERWISE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN
WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE INTO THE AREA THU AND
FRI...EXPAND ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E
SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. SEE LATEST NHC ADVISORY ON HURRICANE
CRISTOBAL.

$$

ANZ820-272115-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT WITH SE SWELL.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT WITH SE SWELL.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT WITH SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-272115-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT WITH S
SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT WITH S SWELL.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT WITH S SWELL...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-272115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT WITH S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-272115-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT WITH S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT WITH S SWELL.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT WITH S SWELL. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT WITH S
SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-272115-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT WITH S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN TO E TO
NE 30 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST SE. SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS ENDING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT .
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

ANZ825-272115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT WITH S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT WITH S
SWELL...HIGHEST E.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-272115-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT WITH S SWELL...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT WITH S SWELL...
HIGHEST E.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-272115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT...HIGHEST SE. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS SE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 55 TO 70 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 28 FT...HIGHEST E. RAIN...ISOLATED TSTMS AND
BLOWING SPRAY E PORTION WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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ANZ830-272115-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT WITH S SWELL...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT WITH S SWELL.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-272115-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT WITH S SWELL...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT WITH S SWELL.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ930-272115-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT INCREASING TO 50 TO 65 KT...
THEN BECOMING N 55 TO 70 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO
28 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E. SHOWERS...ISOLATED TSTMS AND
BLOWING SPRAY WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 55 TO 70 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 28 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS ENDING.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-272115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT WITH S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT WITH S SWELL.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W TO SW  SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-272115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
503 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT BECOMING N 40 TO 50 KT...
THEN DIMINISHING TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 13 TO 21 FT...HIGHEST E. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS ENDING.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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