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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 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.

ANZ899-230845-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pressure ridge over the
area this evening will recede N into the northern waters tonight
and Tue, then move E of the area Tue night. Low pressure will
approach the SW waters from the W tonight into Mon night, move
NE along the SE coast Tue and Tue night, pass N over the mid
Atlantic waters Wed, then move well N of the area Wed night into
Thu night. The low will pull a weak trailing cold front E over
the waters Wed night through Thu night. A weaker low will move
NE across the central and northern waters Fri and Fri night.

$$

ANZ820-230845-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11
ft.
.WED...E to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to
8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
W. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to 5 to
9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

$$

ANZ915-230845-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 7
to 12 ft.
.WED...SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10
to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to 6 to
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W less than
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ920-230845-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to
9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to
9 to 15 ft.
.WED...SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S. Seas building to 11 to
19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ905-230845-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 15
ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to
17 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

$$

ANZ910-230845-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming SE. Seas
building to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to
11 to 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU...SW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8
to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ825-230845-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7
ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...E winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to
4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ828-230845-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to
8 to 14 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-230845-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15
kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 8 to
14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt, then
becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.

$$

ANZ830-230845-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds building to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming
SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 9 to
15 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming
S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-230845-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to
9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to
16 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 13 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W less than 10 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-230845-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 9 to
15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ835-230845-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
showers.
.MON...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 13 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Showers
and scattered TSTMs.
.TUE...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-230845-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
432 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.
Rain.
.TUE...S to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. Scattered TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
4 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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