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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 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.

ANZ899-241700-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pres ridge will build E
across the N portion tonight into Fri, then shift E of the waters
Fri night. Developing low pres will approach from the SW early
tonight, track NE over the S portion late tonight into Fri night,
then pass E and NE of the area Sat and Sat night. A cold front
will move SE across the waters Sat night, then pass E of the
region Sun before a second cold front passes SE across the N
waters late Mon and Mon night. Another ridge will build slowly SE
across the area Sun night through Tue night. A third cold front
will approach the area from the NW Tue night.

$$

ANZ820-241700-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then becoming W
to SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then
increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15
kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...Winds becoming E 5 to 10 kt, then becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ915-241700-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6
ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 5
to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft, then building to 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ920-241700-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...Winds becoming N 5 to 10 kt, then becoming variable. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 5
to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
W 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4
to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds increasing to S to SW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ905-241700-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7
to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.SAT...SE winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to SW 5
to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds shifting to SW 10 to 20 kt, then increasing
to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ910-241700-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
W 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...W winds increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ825-241700-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.FRI...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15
kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-241700-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to 6
ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

ANZ925-241700-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.FRI...Winds increasing to E to NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E to
NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds increasing to S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.

$$

ANZ830-241700-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming E to NE 10
to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ833-241700-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
N. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ930-241700-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to
5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...Winds becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to 5
ft.

$$

ANZ835-241700-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ935-241700-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
957 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...NE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
13 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...Winds becoming N 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds shifting to W 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10
to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.



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