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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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.

ANZ899-230830-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pres ridge just E of the
waters will drift E tonight. A cold front will approach from the
NW tonight, move slowly SE across the waters Wed through Thu
night, stall over the central and S waters Fri night, and persist
through Sun night. Another ridge will build SE toward the N
waters Fri and Fri night, and persist off the New England coast
through Sun night. Low pres is expected to develop just S of the
waters Sat and slowly approach the S waters Sat night through Sun
night.

$$

ANZ820-230830-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building
to 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ915-230830-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3
to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ920-230830-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to 5
ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Showers and
TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ905-230830-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. TSTMs
and scattered showers.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to N to NW 5 to 15
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ910-230830-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S, then, increasing to
10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
TSTMs and scattered showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-230830-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
5 to 8 ft.


$$

ANZ828-230830-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ925-230830-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, except NW portion becoming N
to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, except NW portion NE
5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ830-230830-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMS.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3
to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ833-230830-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

$$

ANZ930-230830-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT through SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8
ft.

$$

ANZ835-230830-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ935-230830-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
444 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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