Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 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.

ANZ899-210300-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A strong cold front will move off
the mid Atlantic coast today, then pass SE across the waters
tonight into Sun as low pressure develops NE along the front.
Strong high pressure will build E over the waters Sun night and 
Mon, then shift E and NE of the area Mon night and Tue. Another 
strong cold front will move SE across the waters Tue and Tue 
night, then pass E of the region Wed. Another strong high will 
build NW of the area Wed and Wed night as a series of low
pressure troughs pass S across the N portion.

$$

ANZ820-210300-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to
8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to SW.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.TUE...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ915-210300-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7
to 12 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 10 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 4
to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 6
to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ920-210300-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Rain with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 11 to 18 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.SUN...NW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15
ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to NW 5
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ905-210300-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds increasing to 40 to 50 kt, then becoming NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 12 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10
kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Winds backing to S 10 to 20 kt, then increasing to 20 to 30
kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...Winds veering to W 20 to 30 kt, then becoming NW 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ910-210300-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds increasing to 40 to 50 kt, then diminishing to
30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SUN...Winds diminishing to W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9
to 14 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
SW. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Winds increasing to S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...Winds veering to W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ825-210300-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.SUN...NW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15
ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds becoming 20 to 30 kt, then diminishing to 15
to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W 5 to
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 2
to 4 ft.
.TUE...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-210300-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to
10 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN...NW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 20 to 25 kt, then becoming
N 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding to 4 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-210300-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.SUN...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds becoming 20 to 30 kt, then diminishing to
15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ830-210300-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft, building to 8 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas subsiding to 5 to
9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds becoming 20 to 25 kt, then diminishing to 10 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding to 4
to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
SW. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-210300-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft, building to 8 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas subsiding to 5 to
9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 25 to 35 kt. Seas building
to 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds becoming 15 to 25 kt, then diminishing to 10 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas subsiding to 4
to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds diminishing to variable less than 10 kt, then
becoming S. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-210300-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25
kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6
ft.

$$

ANZ835-210300-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming
NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ935-210300-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 7
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...Winds veering to N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to
11 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.