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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 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.

ANZ899-250300-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front will move slowly SE
across the waters tonight through Fri, stall over the central and
S waters Fri night, persist through Sun night, then lift N as a
warm front Mon and Mon night. A high pres ridge will build SE
toward the N waters Fri and Fri night, and persist off the New
England coast through Mon night. Low pres is expected to develop
just S of the waters Sat, slowly approach the S waters Sat night
through Sun, and then move NE across the S waters Mon and Mon
night while strengthening.

$$

ANZ820-250300-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3
to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3
to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ915-250300-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4 to 6
ft. Scattered showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ920-250300-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ905-250300-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...Winds shifting to N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance
of showers and TSTMs, then rain.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.SAT and SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ910-250300-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers and scattered
TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ825-250300-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ828-250300-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Scattered showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ925-250300-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ830-250300-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 9 FT, then
BUILDING to 8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ833-250300-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to 5
ft. Scattered showers and chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...Winds veering to E to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E 5 to 15
kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Seas 8
to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10 to 15 ft.
.MON...NE winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ930-250300-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds increasing to E to NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E to NE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16
ft.

$$

ANZ835-250300-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...Winds veering to N to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E to NE 5
to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ935-250300-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1047 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NE. Seas building to 9 to
15 ft.
.MON...NE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW. Seas building
to 10 to 17 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.



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