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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 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.

ANZ899-170815-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure will build across
the waters tonight into Sun, then shift SE of the area Sun night
into Mon. A weak cold front will move into the northern waters
tonight, then stall across the central portions Sun and Sun
night. A series of weak lows will form along the front Sun night
into Mon, then move E of the waters Mon night while pulling the
front across the remainder of the waters. Another cold front
will approach from the NW Tue and Tue night, pass SE across the
waters Wed, then stall over the far southern waters Wed night.
Low pressure will move off the SE coast along the front Wed
night, slowly move E across the waters Thu, then clear E of the
waters Thu night while pulling the front through the region.

$$

ANZ820-170815-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...Winds diminishing to N 5 to 10 kt, then becoming variable.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N 10
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3
ft.

$$

ANZ915-170815-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.SUN...NW winds becoming 15 to 25 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...Winds becoming S 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W. Seas subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.THU...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NE 5 to 10
kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas subsiding to 2 to
4 ft.

$$

ANZ920-170815-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...Winds becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7
to 11 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N to
NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-170815-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 15
to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.THU...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N to NW 5
to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6
ft.

$$

ANZ910-170815-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W early, then becoming NW
25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds increasing to 30 to 35 kt, then becoming NW 25
to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas subsiding to
5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-170815-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...Winds diminishing to N to NW less than 10 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NE.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ828-170815-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then becoming W
to SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming E to
NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-170815-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
E to NE. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ830-170815-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Winds veering to NE 10 to 15 kt, then becoming E to NE
15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ833-170815-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N to NE
10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Winds veering to E 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10 to 20
kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas building to
7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ930-170815-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas subsiding to
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30
kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming W 10 to 20
kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...Winds backing to E 15 to 25 kt, then becoming N to NE. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to
11 ft.

$$

ANZ835-170815-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 3
to 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Winds veering to S 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to SW
20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ935-170815-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
351 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.


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