Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 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.

ANZ899-140745-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A weak low pressure will form off
the Mid Atlantic coast this evening, slowly track NE tonight and
Fri, then clear NE of the area Fri night. A strong frontal 
boundary will approach the coast Fri night. Low pressure will 
form along the front near the New Jersey coast late Fri night, 
then track quickly NE across the northern portions while pulling 
the trailing front through the remainder of the waters Sat and 
Sat night. Another low pressure will move off the Mid Atlantic 
coast late Sat night into Sun, then slowly track NE across the 
waters Sun night through Mon night while intensifying. The low 
will continue to strengthen as it moves off to the NE Tue and 
Tue night. High pressure will build toward the coast Tue and Tue 
night. 

$$

ANZ820-140745-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 

$$

ANZ915-140745-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 

$$

ANZ920-140745-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE early,
then, becoming E to SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building
to 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Rain early,
then showers and scattered TSTMs. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming E to NE 20 to
30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 30 to
40 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to
17 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 

$$

ANZ905-140745-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 10 to
16 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 17 ft. 
.TUE...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. 

$$

ANZ910-140745-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft, building to 10 to 17 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Seas
14 to 20 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft. 

$$

ANZ825-140745-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW early,
then, becoming E to NE. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. Rain. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ828-140745-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW early, then,
becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to 10 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ925-140745-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Chance of
rain. Scattered TSTMs. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to
17 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 

$$

ANZ830-140745-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt
early, then, becoming E. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
16 ft. Rain. Scattered showers. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ833-140745-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt
early, then, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. Rain. Scattered showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ930-140745-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft. Chance of rain. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 

$$

ANZ835-140745-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers. 
.SAT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
13 ft. Showers. Scattered TSTMs. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ935-140745-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
338 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
13 ft. Scattered TSTMs. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.