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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 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.

ANZ899-241430-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER
OFF THE VIRGINIA CAPES WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST
TONIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE
COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...
THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI INTO
SAT NIGHT...WHILE HIGH PRES SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

$$

ANZ820-241430-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT LATE. RAIN AND AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ915-241430-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11
FT.

$$

ANZ920-241430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ905-241430-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ910-241430-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO
17 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO
18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-241430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-241430-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY E.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ925-241430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ830-241430-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ833-241430-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-241430-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
12 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ835-241430-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-241430-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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