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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 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.

ANZ899-251500-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure will persist just E of
the southern waters tonight and Sun, then drift S of the area Sun
night through Mon night while weakening. A stationary front will
continue over the northern waters tonight, then lift NE across the
area as a warm front Sun into Sun night. A cold front will move SE
into the northern waters late Sun, then pass SE across the area Sun
night through Mon night. High pressure will build E over the waters
Mon night into Wed, then shift E of the area Wed night. A developing
low is expected to move NE and approach the northern mid Atlantic
coast Thu, then move offshore Thu night while pulling a strong cold
front over the area.

$$

ANZ820-251500-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft. Rain early. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25
kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ915-251500-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 8 ft. Rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20
kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 4
to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds backing to W to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.THU...Winds becoming E to SE 10 to 15 kt, then becoming E 20 to 30
kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16
ft.

$$

ANZ920-251500-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas becoming 6
to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.MON...Winds veering to N 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT and TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
W to NW. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...Winds backing to S to SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9
ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ905-251500-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less early.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU...Winds veering to E 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10
to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ910-251500-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas building to 5 to
9 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming SE.
Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ825-251500-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.MON NIGHT...N winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3
to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ828-251500-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to
8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...Winds veering to N to NE 15 to 25 kt, then diminishing to 5
to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5
to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding to
2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 4
to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ925-251500-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N 20 to 30 kt, then becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...Winds veering to N 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to
10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10
ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35
kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ830-251500-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.MON...Winds increasing to N 20 to 30 kt, then becoming NE 10 to 20
kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ833-251500-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt, then becoming NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6
to 11 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
E to SE. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding to
3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6
to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W. Seas building to 9 to
15 ft.

$$

ANZ930-251500-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...Winds increasing to N 20 to 30 kt, then becoming SW 15 to 25
kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...Winds veering to N 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to
10 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E 5
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas subsiding to 3 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6
to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ835-251500-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Winds veering to S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W. Seas building to 9 to
15 ft.

$$

ANZ935-251500-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
939 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

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

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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