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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 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.

ANZ899-250300-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING
E ACROSS THE WATERS FROM NEAR CAPE HATTERAS WILL DISSIPATE
TONIGHT. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE MID ATLC COAST
LATE TONIGHT...THEN SLOWLY MOVE SE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN DRIFT N AND DISSIPATE SAT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST SAT
NIGHT AND PERSIST INTO MON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST LATE MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-250300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING W TO
NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ915-250300-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ920-250300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING W TO NW
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION N TO NW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...
HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ905-250300-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
SHIFTING TO N TO NW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

ANZ910-250300-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST S.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
BECOMING NW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ825-250300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-250300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
SE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING N
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION N LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ925-250300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PART DIMINISHING TO W
TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE...
EXCEPT NW PORTION N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION N TO NW LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...
HIGHEST NE.

$$

ANZ830-250300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION
BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...
HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ833-250300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ930-250300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...
HIGHEST N.

$$

ANZ835-250300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ935-250300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1050 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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