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Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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.

ANZ899-182045-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pressure ridge across the
waters will shift SE of the area today. Weak low pressure will 
move E along a stationary front across the N and central waters 
today into tonight. A cold front will approach from the NW Tue, 
pass SE across the waters Tue night and Wed, then stall over the 
southern waters late Wed and Wed night. Low pressure will pass E 
across the S waters Wed night and Thu while pulling a cold front 
S of the area. Another ridge will build SE across the waters 
later Thu and Thu night, then move E over the area Fri and Fri 
night. 

$$

ANZ820-182045-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3
to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less early. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...NW winds becoming 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ915-182045-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt early,
then, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED...NW winds becoming 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ920-182045-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

$$

ANZ905-182045-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW early, then,
becoming variable. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain. 
.TUE...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 8 ft. 
Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft. 
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds becoming 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding 
to 7 to 11 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ910-182045-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt becoming E 10 to 20 kt early, 
except S portion, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance
of rain.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ825-182045-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ828-182045-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

$$

ANZ925-182045-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 
7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-182045-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building 
to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 
to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 
ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ833-182045-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming 
NE. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6
ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ930-182045-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, except N portion
becoming NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft, becoming 6 to 9 
ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas becoming 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ835-182045-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt early,
then, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft, becoming 5 to
9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ935-182045-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
337 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered 
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.