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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
352 AM 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.

ANZ899-162015-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Developing low pressure will move
NE away from the waters early today as a high pressure ridge
develops over the region. The high will lift N of the waters this
afternoon as low pressure develops E of Cape Hatteras. The low
will move N and NE over the NW portion tonight, and 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, and 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
Sat night.

$$

ANZ820-162015-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

$$

ANZ915-162015-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

$$

ANZ920-162015-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt
early, then becoming E to NE. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft.
.WED...Winds becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...Winds becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt, then increasing
to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 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 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ905-162015-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 7
to 10 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Chance
of rain.
.THU...Winds becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ910-162015-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft, subsiding
to 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance
of rain.
.THU...Winds becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ825-162015-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Chance of rain and snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of snow and
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
Chance of snow early with VSBY 1 nm or less. Light freezing
spray.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 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...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-162015-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt early,
then becoming E to NE. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
rain.
.WED...N to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Chance of rain and snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft. Chance of snow and rain with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-162015-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
8 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13
ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ830-162015-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt
early, then becoming NW. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...N to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain and snow. VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-162015-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-162015-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
8 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Rain.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
W 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 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 to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ835-162015-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, except far
W portion 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12
ft, subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI through SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-162015-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
352 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...Winds becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft, subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 12
ft, subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft, becoming 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.


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