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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 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.

ANZ899-180800-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Weak low pressure will move
slowly east along a nearly stationary front that weakens off the
Carolina coast tonight and early Friday. Weak high pressure
builds in Friday, then a cold front approaches from the west and
northwest Saturday, stalling and weakening off of the Virginia
and North Carolina coasts from Sunday through early Monday. High
pressure builds in again Monday and continues over the area into
Tuesday.

$$

ANZ820-180800-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. Chance of
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Isolated showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-180800-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ920-180800-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W less than 5 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-180800-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt, then, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ910-180800-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ825-180800-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. Isolated
showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ828-180800-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ925-180800-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable, then,
becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ830-180800-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Isolated showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ833-180800-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ930-180800-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ835-180800-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-180800-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW, then,
increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Figurskey. Ocean Prediction Center.



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