Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 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.

ANZ899-250300-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure over the northern
waters will shift E of the area tonight and Tue. Low pressure will
approach the southern and central waters from the W tonight and 
Tue while pulling a strong cold front over the area, then move NE
along the coast Tue through Wed night as the front continues E 
through the waters. A low pressure trough will move E across the 
region Wed night and Thu. A high pressure ridge will build E and 
NE over the area Thu night into Fri. Weak low pressure will
approach the region from the W Fri, and move NE across the 
northern waters Fri night while pulling a weak cold front over 
the area. The low will pass N of the area Sat as the front 
continues slowly E over the waters. Another weak low will move 
quickly NE along the front Sat, then pass E of the waters Sat 
night while pulling the front E of the area.

$$

ANZ820-250300-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8
to 14 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds diminishing to less than 5 kt, then becoming S.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds increasing to N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ915-250300-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3
to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas becoming 9 to
15 ft, then building to 13 to 21 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...S winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming S to
SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 19 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds increasing to E to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
S. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...Winds shifting to N 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15
kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ920-250300-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt, then becoming S. Seas
building to 13 to 22 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 21 ft, subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.SAT...Winds diminishing to N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-250300-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 9 ft,
then building to 9 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building
to 10 to 18 ft.
.THU...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 18
ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12
ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S 5 to
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-250300-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3
to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11
to 19 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to
10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming W 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6
ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-250300-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10
to 18 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SE winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming S 10 to 20
kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6
ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds backing to N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ828-250300-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 15 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 12
to 20 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...Winds diminishing to S to SW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S 15
to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 6
to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas subsiding to 4 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6
ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds backing to N to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N 5
to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-250300-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...Winds diminishing to W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming N 10 to 20
kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ830-250300-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17
ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S. Seas building to 12
to 21 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.THU...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-250300-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10
to 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 12 to 21 ft. Showers
and scattered TSTMs. Winds and seas possibly higher in and near 
TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30
kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft, subsiding to 9 to 15 ft. TSTMs and showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
SW. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to N 5 to 15 kt, then increasing to 10 to 20
kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-250300-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 12 to 21
ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs. Winds and seas possibly higher in
and near TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 18
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...S to SE winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming S to
SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas subsiding to 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ835-250300-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Showers and
TSTMs. Winds and seas possibly higher in and near TSTMs.
.TUE...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft. Showers and
TSTMs. Winds and seas higher in and near TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming
W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...W winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW. Seas 4
to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-250300-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1052 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TUE...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.
Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming S to
SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.WED...Winds veering to W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to
9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW 10
to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.