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Old 10-07-2010
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I hope the weather will hold up. Anyone have a crystal ball here ? Hopefully we can do one shot to Norfolk instead of going thru LIS and NY harbor.

Would you take a well found Tartan 38 well found with 2 mid level crews to Norfolk with the following weather forecast.
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1100 AM EDT THU OCT 7 2010

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.

ANZ089-072100-
1100 AM EDT THU OCT 7 2010

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES OVER NRN
MAINE THIS MORNING WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
FRI. HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH
SAT...PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN...THEN ESTABLISH A RIDGE
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS MON. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE
ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT INTO SUN.
$$

ANZ084-072100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS W OF
39.3N 71.9W...SW TO 37.7N 72.9W
1100 AM EDT THU OCT 7 2010

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT OVER E PORTION 7 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST FAR NE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
$$

ANZ094-072100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HAGUE LINE S OF 1000 FM
1100 AM EDT THU OCT 7 2010

...GALE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING W TO NW
20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT...
HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT FRI. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS E.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS FAR E.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6
FT.
$$

ANZ085-072100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON OUT TO 36N 70W TO 34N 71W
1100 AM EDT THU OCT 7 2010

.THIS AFTERNOON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...
EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 7 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NE.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 6 FT...E OF 1000 FM 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3
TO 5 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST E.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
$$

ANZ086-072100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR OUT TO 34N 71W TO 32N 73W
1100 AM EDT THU OCT 7 2010

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT
E OF 75W 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
$$
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