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NWS Forecast

FZNT22 KWBC 230258
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 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.

ANZ899-231430-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
WEAK LOW PRES OFF CAPE HATTERAS
WILL SLOWLY MOVE NE ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...ALONG THE
NEW JERSEY COAST TUE...THEN DISSIPATE N OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT. A
WARM FRONT EXTENDING SE FROM THIS LOW WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE SE COAST WED...MOVE OFFSHORE WED
NIGHT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS THU. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PASS
E OF THE WATERS SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SAT
NIGHT.



ANZ820-231430-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. OCCASIONAL RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.

WED
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.



ANZ915-231430-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.

WED
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

THU
S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



ANZ920-231430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT


TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
OCCASIONAL RAIN.

WED
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

THU
S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



ANZ905-231430-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU


TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

WED
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

THU
S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING 4 TO 8 FT.

SAT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



ANZ910-231430-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU


TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

THU
S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



ANZ825-231430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

TONIGHT
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

TUE
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. OCCASIONAL RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.

WED
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

THU
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

FRI
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



ANZ828-231430-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. OCCASIONAL RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.

WED
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

THU
W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



ANZ925-231430-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU


TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE
S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. OCCASIONAL RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

WED
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

THU
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



ANZ830-231430-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

TUE
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. OCCASIONAL
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

WED
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

THU
W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

FRI
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



ANZ833-231430-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. OCCASIONAL
RAIN.

WED
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

THU
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



ANZ930-231430-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. OCCASIONAL
RAIN.

WED
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

THU
S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

FRI
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



ANZ835-231430-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

TONIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS.

WED
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

THU
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FT.

SAT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



ANZ935-231430-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
958 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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