Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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.

ANZ899-172015-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A weak low along a frontal
boundary will move rapidly E across the waters today while
pulling the cold front SE through the region today and tonight.
High pressure will build over the waters behind the front tonight
through Fri before shifting E of the area Fri night. A cold
front will move into the NW portion Sat, continue SE across the 
region Sat night, then move SE of the waters Sun. High pressure 
will build across the area later Sun and Sun night.

$$

ANZ820-172015-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ915-172015-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ920-172015-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ905-172015-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.THU...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ910-172015-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt, then,
becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 19 ft. Scattered showers. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft,
building to 13 to 21 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ825-172015-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ828-172015-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to
30 kt, then, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ925-172015-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt,
then, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building
to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 

$$

ANZ830-172015-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt,
then, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ833-172015-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt,
then, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ930-172015-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt,
then, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 

$$

ANZ835-172015-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt,
then, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ935-172015-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
441 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. Scattered TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Shaw. Ocean Prediction Center.