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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 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.

ANZ899-222015-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pres ridge across the N
waters will weaken and pass E of the area today into tonight. A
cold front will approach from the NW tonight, move slowly SE
across the waters Wed through Thu night, then stall over the
central and S waters Fri into Sat. The cold front will pass S of
the area Sat night. Another ridge will build SE over the N and
central waters Fri and Fri night, then into the S waters Sat and
Sat night.

$$

ANZ820-222015-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ915-222015-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to
10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ920-222015-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ905-222015-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ910-222015-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ825-222015-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ828-222015-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ925-222015-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ830-222015-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ833-222015-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT and WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ930-222015-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT and WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ835-222015-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ935-222015-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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