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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 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.

ANZ899-172015-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Low pressure about 120 nm NE of
Wallops Island will continue moving NE today, clearing well NE of
the area later tonight. Another low pressure will form just off
the coast of Cape Lookout, NC, later this evening, then rapidly
intensify NE across the waters tonight through Thu night. The low
will clear well NE of the area Fri. High pressure will build
across the waters behind the departing low Thu night and persist
through Sun night. A cold front will approach the waters from the
N Sat, move into the northern portions Sat night, then weaken
across the central zones Sun and Sun night.

$$

ANZ820-172015-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Light freezing
spray.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Light freezing
spray early.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ915-172015-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ920-172015-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-172015-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Rain early.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-172015-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Rain early.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-172015-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain
and snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ828-172015-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain
and chance of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ925-172015-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ830-172015-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N early, then, becoming
10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Rain.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ833-172015-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ930-172015-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft. Rain.
.THU...NW winds 35 to 45 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 18 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ835-172015-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to
35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ935-172015-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
316 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.



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