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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 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.

ANZ899-230330-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pres ridge across the N
waters will weaken and pass E of the area today into tonight. A
cold front will approach from the NW tonight, move slowly SE
across the waters Wed through Thu night, then stall over the
central and S waters Fri into Sat. The cold front will pass S of
the area Sat night. Another ridge will build SE over the N and
central waters Fri and Fri night, then into the S waters Sat and
Sat night. Low pres is expected to develop just S of the waters
Sat and slowly approach the area Sat night.

$$

ANZ820-230330-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, highest N.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ915-230330-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ920-230330-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs
and scattered showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ905-230330-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ910-230330-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ825-230330-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ828-230330-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU and THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas building to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ925-230330-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to E to NE 15 to 25
kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ830-230330-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ833-230330-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds less than 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.TONIGHT and WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ930-230330-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 5 to 15 kt,
except NW portion becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ835-230330-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ935-230330-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1050 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
TSTMs and scattered showers.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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