Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

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.

ANZ899-262000-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A stationary front will persist
across the northern portions today. Low pressure will develop
inland across the Mid-Atlantic this morning, then intensify 
while lifting N today into Thu. The low will pull the stationary
front N as a warm front tonight, then pull a strong cold front 
across the waters tonight into Thu. A second cold front will 
cross the waters Thu night and early Fri. Low pressure will move 
E over the N waters Fri night and Sat, while pulling yet another 
cold front across the area. High pressure will build E toward the
coast Sat night through Sun night. 

$$

ANZ820-262000-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers with vsby 1 nm or less
early. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1
NM or less. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ915-262000-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Slight chance of showers with vsby 1 nm or less early. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 35 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to
18 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

$$

ANZ920-262000-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable early,
then, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with
vsby 1 NM or less. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 

$$

ANZ905-262000-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to
11 ft. Rain early. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ910-262000-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt early, then, becoming W to SW. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered 
showers and tstms. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.THU...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to
19 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 

$$

ANZ825-262000-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 NM or less. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or
less. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ828-262000-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E early, then,
becoming S. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. Areas of
fog with vsby 1 NM or less. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or
less. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ925-262000-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ830-262000-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. Areas fog with vsby 1 NM or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ833-262000-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Showers and
scattered tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ930-262000-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms. 
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ835-262000-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt early,
then, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ935-262000-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
338 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Showers and
scattered tstms. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to
12 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.