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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 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.

ANZ899-210830-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Strong high pressure will persist
just E of the area today through Sat night, then will shift SE of
the waters Sun and Sun night while weakening. A cold front will
move into the northern waters Wed night, 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 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 into the
waters.

$$

ANZ820-210830-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...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 W to NW. Seas 6 to
10 ft.

$$

ANZ915-210830-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.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 W. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ920-210830-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 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 20 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ905-210830-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 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 7 ft.
.FRI...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 building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ910-210830-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 15 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...W to NW winds 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.

$$

ANZ825-210830-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt early,
then, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Areas of fog and chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
5 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 W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ828-210830-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. 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 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ925-210830-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED and WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 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 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ830-210830-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT and WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 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 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...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ833-210830-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

$$

ANZ930-210830-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ835-210830-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. 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.

$$

ANZ935-210830-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
352 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E 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 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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