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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

ANZ899-120800-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...After weak low pressure over the
far eastern mid-Atlantic waters moves east early this evening,
high pressure will move over the waters for the overnight hours.
A strong low pressure system will move from the lower Great Lakes
to the Canadian Maritimes Tuesday into Wednesday, pushing a
strong cold front through the region. As the strong low moves
farther north into Canada Wednesday night, a weaker low pressure
system will move across the mid-Atlantic waters Thursday,
followed by another stronger low pressure system Friday. Weak
high pressure moves into the waters overnight Friday through
Saturday night.

$$

ANZ820-120800-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt
early, then, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ915-120800-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt
early, then, becoming S. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 6 to 11 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.WED...W winds 35 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ920-120800-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt
early, then, becoming S to SW. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. TSTMs
early. Showers. VSBY 1 NM or less early.
.WED...W winds 35 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ905-120800-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt
early, then, becoming variable. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to
9 ft. Chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 35 to
45 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft, building to 11 to 19 ft. Showers and
scattered TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ910-120800-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt
early, then, becoming variable. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Scattered TSTMs with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
Showers and TSTMs. Rain. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 23 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
11 to 19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 11 to 19 ft, subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ825-120800-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt
early, then, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N less than
10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ828-120800-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW early, then,
increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-120800-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW early, then,
becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Scattered showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ830-120800-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-120800-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW early,
then, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ930-120800-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ835-120800-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ935-120800-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
403 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt early, then,
becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft. A chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Figurskey. Ocean Prediction Center.



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