Mid-Atlantic Offshore Forecast


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S 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.
ANZ899-252100-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT ACROSS THE N WATERS
WILL DRIFT N ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED 
LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE N CAROLINA COAST TODAY...
CONTINUE NE JUST OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT INTO WED...THEN 
PASS N OF THE AREA LATE WED INTO THU WHILE PULLING A WEAKENING 
COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY 
BUILD W ACROSS THE SRN WATERS LATE THU INTO FRI NIGHT...THEN
PERSIST SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NW SAT...THEN PUSH S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT.
$$
ANZ820-252100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO E TO SE 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN. 
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO S TO SE 5 
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. 
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
$$
ANZ915-252100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 
14 FT...HIGHEST SW. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED 
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 
TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 
NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR 
LESS. 
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 
7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 
7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
$$
ANZ920-252100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 
6 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 
10 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
$$
ANZ905-252100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. 
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED 
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. 
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. 
$$
ANZ910-252100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 
TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT. 
$$
ANZ825-252100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF 
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
$$
ANZ828-252100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 
FT.
$$
ANZ925-252100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT. 
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
$$
ANZ830-252100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO S 15 TO 25 
KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE. 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 
FT.
$$
ANZ833-252100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
$$
ANZ930-252100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS 
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 
FT.
$$
ANZ835-252100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. 
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
$$
ANZ935-252100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
455 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017
.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING 
TO 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED 
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$
.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.