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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
947 PM EST Thu Jan 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.

ANZ899-191415-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A strong low centered about
330 nm SE of Cape Cod will move NE and pass just SE of the
northern waters tonight, then move off to the NE Fri. A cold
front will approach the area from the NW Sat, move into the
northern waters Sat night, then weaken across the central waters
Sun and Sun night. Otherwise, a high pressure ridge will build E
over the area tonight through Sun night, then shift E of the
waters Mon and Mon night. Another cold front will approach the
Eastern Seaboard Mon night, then move E over the waters Tue and
Tue night.

$$

ANZ820-191415-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ915-191415-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 8 to
14 ft.

$$

ANZ920-191415-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ905-191415-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
11 to 18 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ910-191415-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 40 to 50 kt, diminishing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 13 to 21 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ825-191415-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 15 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 W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ828-191415-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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 winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ925-191415-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ830-191415-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ833-191415-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 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 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ930-191415-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 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.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ835-191415-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ935-191415-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
947 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.



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