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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 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.

ANZ899-190300-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A weak stationary front will
persist across the S waters tonight, then slowly lift NE through
the area as a warm front Fri through Sat night. A high pres ridge
will build just N of the area tonight, then shift NE of the area
Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will push SE into the N and
central waters Sat and Sat night, stall across the central waters
Sun into Mon, then lift N through the region as a warm front Mon
night and Tue. Another ridge will build E over the N waters Mon
and Mon night, then pass E of the area Tue. Another cold front
will approach from the NW Tue night.

$$

ANZ820-190300-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of showers
and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated showers with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-190300-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4
ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds becoming 5 to 15 kt, then increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.TUE...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming S to
SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ920-190300-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W less than 5 kt. Seas 3
to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds increasing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S to SW
10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-190300-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3
to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...Winds diminishing to W 5 to 15 kt, then becoming 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.TUE...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ910-190300-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ825-190300-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ828-190300-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 1 to 3
ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ925-190300-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds increasing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW 10
to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ830-190300-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ833-190300-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ930-190300-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to 3
ft. Scattered showers. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT and TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5
ft.

$$

ANZ835-190300-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-190300-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1049 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.


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