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Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 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.

ANZ899-241515-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure will persist just E
of the southern waters tonight through Mon, then shift S and
dissipate Mon night into Tue. Weak low pressure along a
stationary front over the northern waters will lift N of the area
as a warm front tonight. A weak cold front will move into the 
northern portions Sat, stall Sat night, then lift back N as a 
warm front Sun. Another cold front will into the northern waters 
Sun, and continue SE across the area Sun night through Mon night.
High pressure will build E across the waters Mon night through 
Tue night, then shift E of the area Wed and Wed night. Another 
cold front will approach from the W Wed night.

$$

ANZ820-241515-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance
of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas building
to 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain early. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ915-241515-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15
kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ920-241515-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN...Winds veering to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to NW 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming N.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-241515-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
E to NE 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-241515-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds diminishing to N 10 to 15 kt, then becoming E to
NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Chance of rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-241515-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ828-241515-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N 5 to 15 kt, then becoming NE. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-241515-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ830-241515-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft. Scattered showers and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...Winds diminishing to N 5 to 15 kt, then becoming variable.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds increasing to N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-241515-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ930-241515-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ835-241515-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...Winds veering to S to SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ935-241515-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
943 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 25
kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Winds veering to S 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.