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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south 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.

ANZ899-180230-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure just SE of the
southern waters will persist tonight into Fri, then weaken Fri
night. A cold front will approach the coast from the W Fri into
Sat, then move SE over the N waters later Sat and Sat night. The
front will stall across the northern and central waters Sun and
will remain nearly stationary through Mon night. Low pressure
will develop along the front near the coast Sat night and will
track NE across the waters Sun into Mon. The stationary front
will lift N as a warm front Tue and Tue night as another cold
front approaches the coast.

$$

ANZ820-180230-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance
of showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ915-180230-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ920-180230-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ905-180230-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-180230-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-180230-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs late.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ828-180230-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs late.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-180230-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ830-180230-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-180230-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt, then,
increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-180230-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ835-180230-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance
of showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN through MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-180230-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1048 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.