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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 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.

ANZ899-260800-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure over the southern
waters this evening will drift S of the area tonight through Mon
night, while weakening. A warm front will lift NE across the
area tonight. A cold front will pass SE across the area tonight
through Mon night. High pressure will build E over the waters Mon
night into Wed, then shift E of the area late Wed and Wed night.
A developing low will move NE and approach the mid Atlantic
coast late Thu, move offshore Thu night, then track E over the
waters Fri and Fri night. The low will pull a strong cold front E
across the area Thu night and Fri.

$$

ANZ820-260800-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft,
building to 16 to 24 ft.

$$

ANZ915-260800-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 15 to
25 ft.

$$

ANZ920-260800-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance
of rain.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.

$$

ANZ905-260800-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt
early, then becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 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 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas building to 16 to 26 ft.

$$

ANZ910-260800-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance
of rain.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
16 to 22 ft.

$$

ANZ825-260800-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt early,
then N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 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 winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to
9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ828-260800-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

$$

ANZ925-260800-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to
17 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 26 ft.

$$

ANZ830-260800-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

$$

ANZ833-260800-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W. Seas building to
10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

$$

ANZ930-260800-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 15 to
26 ft.

$$

ANZ835-260800-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W. Seas building to
9 to 16 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ935-260800-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
347 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to
30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Scattered TSTMs.
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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