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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 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.

ANZ899-220845-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A high pressure ridge will build
SE over the area tonight and Sun, retreat N into the northern
waters Sun night into Tue, then move off to the E later Tue. Low
pressure will approach the SW waters from the W Sun into Mon
night, move NE along the SE coast Tue and Tue night, pass N over
the mid Atlantic waters Wed and Wed night, then move well N of
the area Thu and Thu night. A weaker low will move NE off Cape
Hatteras Thu night.

$$

ANZ820-220845-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds less than 10 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...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E to SE 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then
becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ915-220845-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...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...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8
ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ920-220845-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 1 to 3 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...SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to
10 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W
to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ905-220845-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

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

$$

ANZ910-220845-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

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

$$

ANZ825-220845-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-220845-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 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. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to
9 to 15 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas subsiding to 4
to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-220845-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to
9 to 16 ft.
.WED...SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-220845-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15
ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-220845-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 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 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 and TUE NIGHT...SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 9 to
15 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W
to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

$$

ANZ930-220845-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

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

$$

ANZ835-220845-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.MON...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 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...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

$$

ANZ935-220845-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
423 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

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

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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