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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 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.

ANZ899-230245-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Strong high pressure will persist
just E of the area through Sat while gradually becoming weaker
and drifting W, then will shift SE of the waters late Sat and
persist through Mon night. A cold front across the northern
waters will stall this afternoon and tonight, then lift back N
of the area as a warm front Fri into Fri night. Another cold
front will move into the far northern portions Sat, stall Sat
night, and then lift NE across the northern waters as a warm
front Sun into Sun night. Developing low pressure will move NE
along the northern Mid Atlantic and New England coasts Sun night
while pulling a cold front SE across the waters. The front will
move S across the central waters Mon and the southern waters Mon
night as high pressure builds E toward the coast.

$$

ANZ820-230245-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10
ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog and chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-230245-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain
and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to
5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ920-230245-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers, TSTMs and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ905-230245-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ910-230245-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to E to SE 10 to
15 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas becoming 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ825-230245-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ828-230245-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas becoming 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-230245-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ830-230245-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-230245-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY and TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-230245-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY and TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to N 20 to 30
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ835-230245-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT and FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ935-230245-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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