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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 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.

ANZ899-230415-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front will pass slowly SE
across the area today into tonight as developing low pres moves NE
over the outer waters along the front. High pres will build E over
the N and central waters Thu and Thu night, and pass E of the area
Fri into Fri night as low pres approaches from the S. The low will
then slowly strengthen as it moves NE over the waters late Fri night
and Sat, and pass NE of the region Sat night into Sun. Another high
pres will slowly build E toward the waters late Sun and Sun night.

$$

ANZ820-230415-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas subsiding to 3
to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ915-230415-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14
ft. Chance of showers.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming NW
15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ920-230415-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 40 to 50 kt. Seas 7
to 11 ft, building to 12 to 18 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to NW 20 to 25 kt, then becoming N 15
to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NW 5 to 10
kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to W to SW 15 to 25 kt, then becoming NW.
Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ905-230415-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft, building to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds increasing to 45 to 55 kt, then becoming NW 25 to
35 kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...NW winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 6
ft.
.SAT...S winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ910-230415-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 45 to 55 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft, building to 13 to 21 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 30 to 40 kt, then becoming
NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft, subsiding to 10 to 15 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU...N winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
becoming 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas building to 6
to 11 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ825-230415-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10
ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NW 5 to 10
kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ828-230415-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming N to NW 5
to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ925-230415-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8
to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ830-230415-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8
ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ833-230415-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. Isolated showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...Winds increasing to N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds backing to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ930-230415-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8
to 13 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ835-230415-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8
ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Slight chance
of showers and TSTMs.
.THU...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to N 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15
kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ935-230415-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
955 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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