Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 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.

ANZ899-140815-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A strong low pressure system over
the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this evening will move N away from 
the waters tonight. The next low pressure system will move E 
across the northern mid-Atlantic waters later tonight into Thu, 
followed by yet another low pressure system crossing the area Fri
into Fri night. High pressure will build E toward the region 
Sat, pass E over the waters Sat night into Sun, then shift E of 
the waters Sun night ahead of a weak cold front. The weak front 
will move SE into the waters Mon into Mon night.

$$

ANZ820-140815-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt
early, then becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 18 ft, subsiding 
to 6 to 11 ft. Isolated flurries early, then a chance of snow 
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of snow early.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt, then becoming W 
5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ915-140815-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 23 ft, 
subsiding to 9 to 17 ft. Scattered showers. 
.THU...W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft. Scattered 
showers. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 15 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 9 to 18 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 18 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON and MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ920-140815-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 24 ft, subsiding to 
9 to 17 ft. Scattered showers. 
.THU...W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 19 ft. 
Scattered showers. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 9 to 17 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 35 to 45 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 18 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 18 ft, subsiding to 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to
30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ905-140815-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 25 ft. Scattered 
showers. 
.THU...SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W 40 to 50 kt. Seas 12 to
22 ft. Showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI...W winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 
to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building
to 9 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 19 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ910-140815-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 35 to 45 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
13 to 25 ft. Scattered showers. 
.THU...SW winds increasing to 40 to 50 kt, then becoming W 35 to
50 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 22 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 
nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming 
NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 17 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 19 ft, subsiding to 9 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas becoming 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ825-140815-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 
ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...Winds becoming S 5 to 10 kt, then S to SW 10 to 20 kt. 
Seas subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to
4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

ANZ828-140815-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...Winds becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt, then S 10 to 15 kt. 
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming SW
20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W. 
Seas 4 to 8 ft, becoming 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ925-140815-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
11 to 22 ft, subsiding to 8 to 15 ft. Scattered showers. 
.THU...W to SW winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to
10 to 18 ft. Scattered showers. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then becoming
SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SUN...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming S 5 to 
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ830-140815-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ833-140815-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW less
than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...Winds becoming SW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 20 to 30 
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to
10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...Winds becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt, then S 10 to 15 kt. 
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...Winds becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ930-140815-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 19 ft, subsiding to 7 to 13 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 7 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...SW winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ835-140815-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt early,
then becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, except far W portion
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then to 5 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5
to 9 ft.
.MON...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ935-140815-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
402 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW early, then
increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft, subsiding to 6 to 10
ft. 
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10
ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
4 to 8 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.