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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 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.

ANZ899-181515-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pressure ridge will pass
N of the area early tonight. Low pressure to the E of the Virginia
Capes will pass NE over the northern waters tonight into Sun while
rapidly intensifying. High pressure will move E into the waters
later Sun through Mon, shift E of the area Mon night, and drift S
through Thu night while maintaining a ridge over the region. A
cold front will move SE into the far NW waters Wed night, then
continue S across the northern waters Thu and Thu night.

$$

ANZ820-181515-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds becoming variable 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SE.
Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds shifting to N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-181515-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to
16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to S 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ920-181515-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to 11 to
18 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...Winds veering to NW 30 to 40 kt, then becoming N to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to S to SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to
5 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 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ905-181515-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to NW 45 to 55 kt, then diminishing to 25 to
35 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 6
ft.

$$

ANZ910-181515-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 35 to 45 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft, building to 11 to 17 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to W to NW 40 to 50 kt, then becoming NW 25 to
35 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming NE 10
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to E to SE 5 to 10 kt, then becoming S 5 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ825-181515-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to E to NE 5 to 15 kt, then becoming E to
SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-181515-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to E to NE 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
E 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-181515-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...Winds veering to NW 20 to 30 kt, then becoming N 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming E 5
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE through WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-181515-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 5 to 9
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...Winds veering to N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to E to NE 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 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 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-181515-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

$$

ANZ930-181515-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...Winds diminishing to N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ835-181515-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

$$

ANZ935-181515-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
945 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming NE. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 6 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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