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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 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.

ANZ899-220245-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A low pressure trough will cross
the northern and central portions tonight. A high pressure ridge
will build SE over the region Sat through Sun night, then shift
E across the northern waters Mon through Tue night. Low pressure
will approach the SW waters from the W Sun through Mon night,
move NE along the SE coast Tue and Tue night, then pass N and NE
across the mid Atlantic waters Wed and Wed night.

$$

ANZ820-220245-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming SW 5 to 15 kt, then N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ915-220245-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

$$

ANZ920-220245-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas becoming 6 to 10 ft, then building to 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming
SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ905-220245-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6
ft.
.WED...S to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming
6 to 10 ft, then building to 9 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ910-220245-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 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...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S. Seas building to 10 to
18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 18 ft.

$$

ANZ825-220245-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 8 to 15
ft.
.WED...S to SE winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
SW. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ828-220245-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 16 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9
ft.

$$

ANZ925-220245-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to
10 to 17 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to
13 ft.

$$

ANZ830-220245-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9
ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to
17 ft.
.WED...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8
to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ833-220245-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 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 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12
ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to
10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ930-220245-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...E winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt, then becoming SE 35 to
45 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14
ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to
11 ft.

$$

ANZ835-220245-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to
17 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.WED...W winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then increasing to 10
to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ935-220245-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1032 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...E winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to
11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14
ft.
.TUE...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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