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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1044 AM 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.

ANZ899-210345-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A strong cold front will pass SE
of the area early today. A high pressure ridge will build SE
over the region later today 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,
then move NE along the SE coast Tue and Tue night while lifting a
strong warm front N across the southern and central waters.

$$

ANZ820-210345-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft, building
to 8 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ915-210345-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10 to
20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 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...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 7
to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ920-210345-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...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 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 9
to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ905-210345-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 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 and MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-210345-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...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. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 7
to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ825-210345-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16
ft.

$$

ANZ828-210345-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8
ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ925-210345-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 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 to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8
ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ830-210345-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 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, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE. Seas building to 6
to 10 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.

$$

ANZ833-210345-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 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 30 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

$$

ANZ930-210345-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 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 to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12
ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

$$

ANZ835-210345-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 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 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to
18 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ935-210345-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1044 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 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 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15
ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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