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Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

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.

ANZ899-272100-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pres ridge will weaken
just SE of the waters early today. A stationary front across the
central and S waters will start drifting E today while a weak 
low pres center moves NE along the front. The low will then pull
the front E of the waters tonight. High pres will build to the 
coast Wed, move offshore late Wed and Wed night, and pass E of 
the region Thu and Thu night while establishing a ridge across 
the central and S waters. The ridge will persist across the S 
portion Fri through Sat night. 

$$

ANZ820-272100-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...S winds becoming 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 1 
to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1
to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

$$

ANZ915-272100-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15
kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ920-272100-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 
kt, then becoming variable. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ905-272100-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ910-272100-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft. Rain.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then becoming W
to SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas building to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-272100-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 1
to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S 10
to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ828-272100-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 1 to 2
ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.THU...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ925-272100-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15
kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ830-272100-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ833-272100-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers 
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.WED...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2
to 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ930-272100-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and 
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds increasing to S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ835-272100-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.

$$

ANZ935-272100-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
435 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2
to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...Winds increasing to E to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.


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