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Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 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.

ANZ899-201945-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A weak high pressure ridge will
persist across the S portion today into Tue night. A warm front
will pass N of the waters early today. A cold front will move SE
over the far NW waters tonight, continue S across the remaining 
waters Tue and Tue night, and pass S of the area by Wed. A 
stronger ridge will build E and SE over the region Wed and Wed 
night, persist Thu, then weaken and shift E of the waters Thu 
night into Fri. Low pressure will develop near the northern mid 
Atlc coast Fri, and pass E across the area Fri night as yet 
another ridge builds over the northern waters.

$$

ANZ820-201945-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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

$$

ANZ915-201945-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. 

$$

ANZ920-201945-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft. 

$$

ANZ905-201945-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to
8 ft. Areas of fog. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ910-201945-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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

$$

ANZ825-201945-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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

$$

ANZ828-201945-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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

$$

ANZ925-201945-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 

$$

ANZ830-201945-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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

$$

ANZ833-201945-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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

$$

ANZ930-201945-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then,
becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers. 
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
7 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ835-201945-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ935-201945-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
517 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.