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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 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.

ANZ899-270845-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Low pressure over northern Maine
will accelerate NE tonight. The low will pull several weak cold
front across the region tonight. Another low pressure area will
reach South Carolina tonight, lift N along the mid-Atlantic
coast Fri, and pass N of the waters Fri night into Sat. The low
will pull a slow-moving cold front E over the area late Fri into
Sat. The front will weaken over the far eastern waters by Sat
night, followed by another front passing E and SE over the area
late Sat night into Sun. A third front will pass SE over the area
later Sun night into Mon. High pressure will build over the
eastern states in the wake of these fronts Sun night, and then
build SE over the central and southern waters Mon through Tue
night.

$$

ANZ820-270845-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ915-270845-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
S to SW. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...Winds backing to SE 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Scattered showers and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 10 to 15
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.

$$

ANZ920-270845-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then
becoming variable. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...Winds increasing to S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 10 to 15
kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ905-270845-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8
to 14 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less early.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas subsiding to
5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ910-270845-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then
becoming variable. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6
to 10 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY less than 1 nm.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-270845-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt, then becoming
E to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...Winds veering to S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ828-270845-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE, then becoming
S to SE. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...S winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...Winds diminishing to variable less than 10 kt, then becoming
S. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds backing to S to SW 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W
to SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ925-270845-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW, then
becoming S. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ830-270845-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. TSTMs and chance
of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ833-270845-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to N 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ930-270845-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft. Isolated
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5
ft.

$$

ANZ835-270845-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Showers.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to N 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15
kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10
kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 1 to 3
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ935-270845-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
422 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.


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