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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 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.

ANZ899-212030-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Strong high pressure will persist
just E of the area today through Sat while gradually becoming
weaker and drifting W, then will shift SE of the waters late Sat
through Sun night while continuing to weaken. A cold front will
move into the northern waters late tonight into Thu, stall Thu
and Thu night, then lift back N of the area Fri. Another cold
front will move into the far northern portions Sat, stall Sat
night, and then lift NE across the northern waters as a warm
front Sun into Sun night. Developing low pressure will move NE
along the northern Mid Atlantic and New England coasts Sun night
while pulling a cold front E across the waters.

$$

ANZ820-212030-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
6 ft. Areas of fog. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ915-212030-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog and
chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ920-212030-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ905-212030-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning. Chance of rain with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ910-212030-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ825-212030-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance
of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ828-212030-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ925-212030-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W less than 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ830-212030-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ833-212030-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ930-212030-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.


$$

ANZ835-212030-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ935-212030-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Rowland. Ocean Prediction Center.



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