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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 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.

ANZ899-202030-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front will pass slowly SE
across the N and central waters today, then stall and weaken
across the central and S waters tonight into Mon night. A high
pres ridge will build E across the N waters tonight into Mon
night, then weaken and pass E of the area Tue into Tue night.
Another cold front will approach from the NW Tue night and Wed,
then move slowly SE across the waters late Wed through Thu night.

$$

ANZ820-202030-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

$$

ANZ915-202030-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7
ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ920-202030-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to
5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-202030-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ910-202030-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ825-202030-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ828-202030-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ925-202030-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT through MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED and WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ830-202030-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ833-202030-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT through WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

ANZ930-202030-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ835-202030-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-202030-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
418 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.


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