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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 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.

ANZ899-292115-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT S EARLY TODAY AND STALL ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AS WEAK LOW PRES DEVELOPS E ALONG
THE FRONT. A SECOND DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS E THROUGH THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT SE OF THE
AREA. HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE NW TUE INTO WED
NIGHT...PASS E THROUGH THE WATERS THU...THEN CONTINUE E OF THE
AREA THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE N PORTION
THU INTO THU NIGHT...BEFORE A THIRD COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
NW FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-292115-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 5 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT NE
PORTION BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT NE PORTION 6 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT NE PORTION 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ915-292115-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ920-292115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.

$$

ANZ905-292115-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST W.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ910-292115-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

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

$$

ANZ825-292115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-292115-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.

$$

ANZ925-292115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VEERING TO
N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION N TO NE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT...THEN
INCREASING TO N 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST S AND
E. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT...THEN BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.

$$

ANZ830-292115-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT
FAR NW PORTION INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-292115-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION
INCREASING TO N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-292115-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION VEERING TO N
TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION N TO
NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION W TO SW
20 TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-292115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION N TO NE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT FRI.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-292115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
401 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT VEERING TO N 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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