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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

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.

ANZ899-120445-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A strong cold front will move
across the waters today and tonight, then stall just S of the
area Thu and Thu night. A strong high pressure will build to the
coast tonight and Thu, settle across the northern portions Thu
night into Fri, then will shift NE of the region Fri night. Low
pressure will develop along the SE coast late Fri into Fri night,
then strengthen while tracking NE along the eastern seaboard Sat
and Sat night. The low will pull a strong cold front across the
waters later Sat and Sat night. High pressure will briefly build
across the southern portions Sun, then shift E of the area Sun
night. Another strong cold front will move into the northern and
central waters Sun night.  

$$

ANZ820-120445-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E to
NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas building
to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...Winds increasing to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ915-120445-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming
5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming E to SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding 
to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt, then becoming SW 20 to 30
kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 16 ft.
.SUN...W winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ920-120445-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9
to 15 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding to 7 to
10 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt.
Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...S winds increasing to 40 to 50 kt, then becoming SW 25 to 35
kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...W winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ905-120445-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9
to 13 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 30
kt. Seas becoming 14 to 20 ft.
.SUN...W winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft.

$$

ANZ910-120445-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding
to 9 to 13 ft. Rain.
.THU...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 11
to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming W
25 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 20 ft.
.SUN...W winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 20 ft.

$$

ANZ825-120445-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas building 
to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...Winds becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ828-120445-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11
ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds increasing to S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NW.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-120445-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas subsiding to 8
to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ830-120445-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 
to 9 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-120445-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...Winds becoming E to NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building 
to 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ930-120445-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming S 20 to 30 kt, then increasing to 30
to 40 kt. Seas building to 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10
to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ835-120445-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NE. Seas building to 7 to
12 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.FRI...Winds diminishing to S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10
ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to NW.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ935-120445-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
943 AM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NE 25 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 
ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 
ft.
.SUN...NW winds becoming 10 to 15 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 10
kt. Seas becoming 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.