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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 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.

ANZ899-202045-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure will build E over
the waters today, then move into the area later this afternoon
into Tue, and pass E of the area late Tue and Tue night ahead of
a cold front. This front will slowly move SE over the waters Wed
and Wed night as developing low pressure moves NE over the
waters and strengthens. Another developing low will track NE just
E of the S waters late Wed and Wed night. Weakening high
pressure will build E over the N and central waters Thu and Thu
night. Yet another developing low will move NE along the eastern
areas of the southern waters Thu night and pass E of the area Fri
and Fri night.

$$

ANZ820-202045-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft subsiding to
6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to 6
to 9 ft, becoming 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-202045-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft, building to 12 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7
ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ920-202045-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, becoming 35 to 45 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to 13 to 20 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding
to 9 to 16 ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7
ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ905-202045-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
12 to 17 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft subsiding to 9 to 14 ft.
.TUE...W winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20
kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8
ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE 30 to 40 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds increasing to 40 to 50 kt early, becoming
NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 23 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-202045-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. Chance of rain
early. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6
ft.
.WED...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 35 to 45
kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 13 to 21 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to
25 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft subsiding to 11 to 16 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
9 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-202045-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
TSTMs.
.WED...Winds veering to NW 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to
10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ828-202045-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5
ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered TSTMs.
.WED...Winds veering to N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6
to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ925-202045-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, becoming
SW. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 35
to 45 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-202045-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft. Scattered TSTMs.
.WED...Winds veering to N to NW and increasing to 30 to 40 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-202045-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5
to 8 ft. Scattered TSTMs.
.WED...Winds veering to NW and increasing to 30 to 40 kt,
becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-202045-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5
to 9 ft.
.WED...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30
kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, becoming E.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.


$$

ANZ835-202045-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt...except E portion 20 to 30
kt, becoming S to SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain.
.WED...Winds veering to N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ935-202045-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
356 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to
SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft. Showers and
scattered TSTMs.
.WED...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Rowland. Ocean Prediction Center.



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