Mid-Atlantic Offshore Forecast


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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 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.
ANZ899-220315-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure just E of the
waters will move E this afternoon and tonight ahead of a cold 
front. This front will slowly move SE over the waters Wed and Wed
night as developing low pressure moves NE over the outer waters 
and strengthens. Weakening high pressure will build E over the N 
and central waters Thu and Thu night. A weak low will move NE 
across the S waters Thu and Thu night, followed by another low
Fri night and Sat. Weak high pressure will quickly build E 
across the waters Fri and pass E of the area Fri night. A cold 
front will move E over the area late Sat and Sat night. 
$$
ANZ820-220315-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
.TODAY and TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
$$
ANZ915-220315-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20
kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
5 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
$$
ANZ920-220315-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 35 to 45 kt, then
becoming W to NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to 13 to
20 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 12 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
$$
ANZ905-220315-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
...STORM WARNING...
.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 35 to 50 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 
building to 13 to 22 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
5 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas building to
9 to 15 ft.
$$
ANZ910-220315-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
...STORM WARNING...
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 35 to 50 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft, building to 13 to 20 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 15 to 21 ft, subsiding to 11 to 15 ft. Rain.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft. 
$$
ANZ825-220315-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
$$
ANZ828-220315-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 
building to 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
$$
ANZ925-220315-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 
ft.
.WED...S to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to NW
20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
$$
ANZ830-220315-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
.TODAY...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 
building to 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to
10 ft. Showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
$$
ANZ833-220315-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 
building to 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
$$
ANZ930-220315-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft. 
Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.WED...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
$$
ANZ835-220315-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 
ft. Showers and TSTMs. 
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...E to NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
$$
ANZ935-220315-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SE 25 to
35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 5 to
7 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
$$
.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.