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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 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.

ANZ899-190845-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Intensifying low pressure
centered about 150 nm SE of Cape Sable will move off to the E
this evening and tonight, while continuing to strengthen. A cold
front will move SE into the northern waters Wed night into Thu,
stall over the area late Thu and Thu night, then lift N across
the northern waters as a warm front on Fri. Otherwise, a high
pressure ridge will move E across the waters this evening through
Mon, then drift SE Mon night through Fri night while maintaining
a ridge over the waters.

$$

ANZ820-190845-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable early, then S
to SE. Seas 3 to 6 ft, subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Chance of rain early. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ915-190845-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft, subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ920-190845-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to
15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ905-190845-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt
early, then N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft, subsiding to 6
to 11 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE through WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-190845-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt
early, then NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft, subsiding to 6 to
10 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-190845-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-190845-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt
early, then E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-190845-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt early,
then E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-190845-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to
15 kt early, then E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED and WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-190845-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-190845-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ835-190845-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ935-190845-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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