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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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.

ANZ899-210900-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A weak high pressure ridge will
persist across the S portion tonight through Tue. A cold front
will move S and SE over the N waters tonight, continue S across
the remaining waters Tue and Tue night, and pass S of the area by
early Wed. A high pressure ridge will build E and SE over the
region Wed and Wed night, persist Thu, then weaken and shift E
and SE of the waters Thu night into Fri. Low pressure will
develop across the northern mid Atlc waters Fri, and pass SE
across the outer waters Fri night into Sat as yet another ridge
builds over the northern waters. The weakening high pressure
ridge will settle across the waters Sat and Sat night.

$$

ANZ820-210900-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ915-210900-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 25 to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ920-210900-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, becoming
variable less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ905-210900-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of
fog. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. Areas of fog. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ910-210900-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.TUE...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming NE 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 8
to 14 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming E 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ825-210900-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to
30 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5
to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-210900-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-210900-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ830-210900-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-210900-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-210900-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ835-210900-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt,
then, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-210900-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
454 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE...W winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Rowland. Ocean Prediction Center.


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