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Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 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.

ANZ899-240215-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Low pressure just N of the area
will track NE further away from the waters today. High pressure
over the S waters will shift S and SE of the area today into Wed.
A cold front will move SE across the N waters Wed, then continue
into the central and southern waters Wed night and Thu. The front
will then start lifting N over the area as a warm front Thu night
into Fri. Another cold front will move across the waters Fri
night into Sat. High pressure will build in from the W Sat and
Sat night.  

$$

ANZ820-240215-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ915-240215-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE. Seas
3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

ANZ920-240215-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

ANZ905-240215-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building
to 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ910-240215-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

ANZ825-240215-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ828-240215-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW less than 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ925-240215-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 

$$

ANZ830-240215-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ833-240215-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 5 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ930-240215-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ835-240215-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ935-240215-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
1049 AM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.