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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 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.

ANZ899-171445-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Developing low pressure about
90 nm NE of the Virginia Capes will move N and NE across the
waters tonight, then pass N of the region Wed as high pressure
builds to the W of the waters. Another low will develop well E of
Cape Hatteras later Wed and Wed night, then intensify as it
moves E and NE away from the area Thu and Thu night. High
pressure will build E toward the southern portion later Thu and
Thu night, drift E over the S portion Fri, and then remain over
the S waters Fri night into Sun night. A cold front will approach
the area Sat night, then move SE across the N and central waters
Sun and Sun night.

$$

ANZ820-171445-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Light
freezing spray.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Light
freezing spray early.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ915-171445-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ920-171445-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Chance of
rain.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-171445-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-171445-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-171445-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of
snow with VSBY 1 nm or less. Light freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ828-171445-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of
rain and snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ925-171445-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ830-171445-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ833-171445-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 13 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ930-171445-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ835-171445-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance
of rain.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ935-171445-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Rain.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.



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