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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 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.

ANZ899-180315-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Hurricane Gert was located E of
the area near 40.1N 58.4W at 11 pm tonight while moving east-
northeast or 65 degrees at 32 kt, and will move well NE of the area
later tonight into Thu. See the latest National Hurricane Center
advisory for Gert. Otherwise, a weak stationary front across the
central waters will persist tonight through Thu night, then slowly
lift NE and N through the waters as a warm front Fri and Fri night.
A high pres ridge will build just N of the area Thu and Thu night,
then shift NE of the area Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will
push SE into the NW portion Sat and Sat night, then continue to move
slowly SE across the N and central waters Sun into Sun night before
stalling across the central waters Mon and Mon night. Another ridge
will build E over the N waters Mon and Mon night.

$$

ANZ820-180315-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2
to 3 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ915-180315-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3
to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ920-180315-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 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. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ905-180315-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft, subsiding
to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to W 10 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 4 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ910-180315-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

$$

ANZ825-180315-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ828-180315-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2
to 3 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3
ft.

$$

ANZ925-180315-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT and SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10
kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ830-180315-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds less than 5 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ833-180315-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...N to NE winds less than 5 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10
kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds diminishing to less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ930-180315-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT and THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to
3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ835-180315-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 1 to 3
ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ935-180315-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1101 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.THU...Winds becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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