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FZNT22 KWBC 222106
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 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.

ANZ899-230915-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING SE OVER
THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS WILL PASS E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A
STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO
THU...PASS SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PERSIST
OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE
BECOMING WEAKER. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
LATE FRI AND PASS N OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SLOWLY S OVER THE FAR NRN WATERS SAT...THEN STALL AND
BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY LATE SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT
MOVES JUST N OF THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT AS WEAK LOW PRES
DEVELOPS ALONG THE FRONT.

$$

ANZ820-230915-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

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ANZ915-230915-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-230915-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.


$$

ANZ905-230915-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 14 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ910-230915-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ825-230915-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10
KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-230915-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-230915-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-230915-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO
SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-230915-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ930-230915-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ835-230915-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-230915-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.