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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 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.

ANZ899-252015-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose was
centered near 39N 67W early this morning, and will drift W while
dissipating later today. Hurricane Maria will approach from the
S this morning, and is expected to be located near 31.4N 73.2W at
2 PM EDT this afternoon, 32.5N 73.3W at 2 AM tonight, 33.5N 73.3W
at 2 PM Tue, 34.3N 73.2W at 2 AM Tue night, 35.5N 72.0W at 2 AM
Wed night, 37.0N 66.5W at 2 AM Thu night, and move to near 40.0N
56.5W at 2 AM Fri night. Also, S to SE swell from Hurricane Maria
will impact the area today into Fri night. Please refer to the
latest National Hurricane Center advisory for Hurricane Maria.
Otherwise, a cold front will move over the NW portion late Thu
into Thu night, reach the central waters early Fri, and move over
the S waters Fri night. A high pres ridge will build over the
central waters Fri and Fri night as low pres approaches the area
from the NW.

$$

ANZ820-252015-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.WED and WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming SW 5
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ915-252015-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas building
to 10 to 14 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 12 to 16 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 13 to 18 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.THU...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ920-252015-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 10 to 13
ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...E to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14
to 20 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 15 to 24
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...E to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 26 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 35 to 45 kt, increasing to 40 to 55 kt. Seas
becoming 15 to 29 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ905-252015-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11
to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20
ft.
.FRI...Winds backing to N to NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ910-252015-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Showers and
TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.WED...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
becoming 12 to 21 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 16
ft.

$$

ANZ825-252015-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 13
ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft.
.TUE...NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 22
ft. Isolated showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14 to 24 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 15 to 26 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15
ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ828-252015-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14 to 24 ft.
Isolated showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...NE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 28
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming 35 to 50 kt. Seas
building to 18 to 33 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...N to NE winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 17 to 32 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 40 to 50 kt, diminishing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas
becoming 14 to 28 ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 22
ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 16
ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-252015-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...E winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 18 to
33 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...E winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming E to SE 40 to 50 kt. Seas
building to 23 to 38 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds increasing to 45 to 60 kt. Seas building
to 25 to 40 ft. Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.WED...E to SE winds 45 to 60 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas becoming
22 to 37 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 45 to 60 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 20
to 35 ft.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 19 to 34 ft, subsiding
to 13 to 21 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ830-252015-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to
14 to 29 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...N to NE winds increasing to 40 to 55 kt. Seas building to 16
to 31 ft. Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas building to 18 to 33
ft. Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...N winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 17 to 32 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 35 to 50 kt, becoming 35 to 45 kt. Seas
becoming 13 to 27 ft.
.THU...NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 22
ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 16
ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE less than 5 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-252015-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to
15 to 30 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...N winds increasing to 40 to 55 kt. Seas 15 to 30 ft. Numerous
showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas becoming 16 to 26 ft.
Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...NW winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 13
to 23 ft.
.THU...NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to
19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding to 8
to 14 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ930-252015-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming E 50 to 65 kt. Seas 14
to 28 ft, building to 28 to 43 ft. Numerous showers and isolated
TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 50 to 65 kt. Seas building to 31 to 46 ft.
Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S to SE winds 50 to 65 kt. Seas subsiding to 28 to 43 ft.
Showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 45 to 60 kt. Seas subsiding to 25 to 40
ft. Showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds 45 to 60 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas subsiding
to 17 to 32 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 45 to 60 kt, becoming W to NW 40 to 55
kt. Seas subsiding to 15 to 30 ft.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 10
kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ835-252015-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 23
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 23 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 19 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to
17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14
ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ935-252015-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
450 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 40 to 55 kt, increasing to 55 to 70 kt, then
becoming E to NE. Seas 28 to 43 ft. Numerous showers and isolated
TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds veering to S to SW 50 to 65 kt, then becoming W to
SW. Seas becoming 26 to 41 ft. Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...W to SW winds 50 to 65 kt, diminishing to 45 to 55 kt. Seas
becoming 15 to 30 ft. Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 40 to 50 kt, diminishing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
becoming 12 to 20 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9
to 16 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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