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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 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.

ANZ899-022115-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES OVER THE N WATERS NEAR
39N69W WILL DRIFT SE AND WEAKEN TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE TONIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW JUST E OF THE N WATERS NEAR 40N61W WILL DRIFT W
TOWARD THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E FRI
AND FRI NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL RAPIDLY PASS E OVER THE
AREA FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SAT
AND SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA SUN INTO
MON...THEN MOVE E OF THE AREA MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-022115-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NE. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-022115-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS MAINLY E
PORTION.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ920-022115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT LATE...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ905-022115-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT LATE...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST NE.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING W TO
NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ910-022115-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SHIFTING WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE AND
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14
FT LATE...HIGHEST N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
14 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT W
PORTION BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ825-022115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

$$

ANZ828-022115-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ925-022115-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT LATE. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS N.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS N.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ830-022115-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS E.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ833-022115-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ930-022115-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

$$

ANZ835-022115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ935-022115-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
459 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO 10
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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