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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 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.

ANZ899-270315-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front will remain nearly
stationary off of the Carolina coast through tonight and into
Thursday, as high pressure builds southeast over the waters. Low
pressure will approach the mid-Atlantic coast from the west
Friday, then track northeast and pass north of the area late
Friday and Friday night. The low will pull another cold front
southeast over the area late Friday into Sunday, with the front
stalling over the southern waters later Sunday. Another ridge
will build southeast into the waters Sunday and Sunday night.

$$

ANZ820-270315-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance
of showers.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-270315-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 3
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ920-270315-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas subsiding
to  4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ905-270315-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ910-270315-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.THU...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ825-270315-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to
4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3
to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ828-270315-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming SW
15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6
ft.

$$

ANZ925-270315-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming NE. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-270315-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-270315-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Numerous showers and scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.

$$

ANZ930-270315-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Numerous showers and scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 5 to
9 ft.

$$

ANZ835-270315-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Numerous showers and scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ935-270315-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1025 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Numerous
showers and scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Figurskey. Ocean Prediction Center.


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