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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 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.

ANZ899-191530-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Intense low pressure located E of
the area to the S of Newfoundland will move off to the E
tonight. High pressure will move E across the waters tonight into
Mon, then drift S and SE late Mon through Fri night while
maintaining a ridge over the region. A cold front will move SE
into the northern waters Wed night into Thu, stall over the area
late Thu and Thu night, then lift N across the northern waters as
a warm front Fri into Fri night.

$$

ANZ820-191530-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 1
to 3 ft.
.MON...S winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to 3 to
6 ft. Chance of rain early. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.THU...Winds veering to N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.

$$

ANZ915-191530-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 8 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to S 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...Winds veering to N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.

$$

ANZ920-191530-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6
ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...Winds veering to N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ905-191530-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas becoming 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE through WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N to NE.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-191530-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to E to SE 5 to 10 kt, then becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming S 5
to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-191530-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.THU...Winds shifting to N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-191530-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-191530-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8
ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-191530-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4
ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED and WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-191530-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 6
ft.

$$

ANZ930-191530-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 4 to 7
ft.

$$

ANZ835-191530-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON and MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ935-191530-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less early.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 4
to 6 ft.


$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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