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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 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.

ANZ899-252000-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Low pressure over North Carolina
early this morning will drift NE near the coast today and reach
New Jersey by tonight, before turning N and accelerating along
the coast of New England tonight. The low will pull a series of
fronts across the region today and tonight. The low will lift
well N of the waters by Thu. A low pressure trough will move E
across the region later tonight into Thu. Another low pressure
area will approach the SE coast Thu night, lift N along the coast
Fri into Fri night, then pass N of the area by Sat. The low will
pull a slow-moving cold front through the region late Fri into
Sat. The front will clear E of the waters by Sat night, followed
by another cold front late Sat night into Sun, and yet a third
front later Sun. High pressure will build over the eastern
states in the wake of these fronts Sun night.

$$

ANZ820-252000-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Winds to 40 kt or higher in
and near TSTMs. Seas 7 to 12 ft, building to 9 to 16 ft. Rain
and scattered TSTMs. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt, then W 10 to 20
kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. Scattered showers.
Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW less than
10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt, then W to NW.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...Winds becoming SW 5 to 10 kt, then S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-252000-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt, then
becoming S. Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to 9 to 18 ft. Rain, then
showers and scattered TSTMs with areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 18 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs. Areas of fog.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 13 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...Winds diminishing to W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ920-252000-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Winds to 40 kt or higher in and
near TSTMs. Seas 8 to 14 ft, building to 12 to 20 ft. Rain
early, then showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 19 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ905-252000-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 8 to 15 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10 to 19 ft.
Rain and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to
19 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs ending. Areas of fog. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 12
ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then
becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-252000-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SE 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 10 to 18 ft. Chance of rain and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
Rain, then showers and scattered TSTMs.
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 11 to 19 ft, subsiding to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs ending.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt.
Seas becoming 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...Winds becoming S to SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming Variable 5 to 15 kt, then N to NW.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ825-252000-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
15 kt. Winds to 40 kt or higher in and near TSTMs. Seas 8 to 16
ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft. Chance of showers and areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft, becoming 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. Scattered showers. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ828-252000-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt,
then, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Winds to 40 kt or higher in and near
TSTMs. Seas 10 to 18 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. Showers and
TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
6 to 10 ft. Chance of showers. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-252000-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S. Winds to 40 kt or
higher in and near TSTMs. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Showers and TSTMs
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then
becoming W to SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
TSTMs and scattered showers. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas becoming 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW
10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
becoming 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ830-252000-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt,
then, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Winds to 40 kt or higher in
and near TSTMs. Seas 9 to 15 ft, subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of
fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 4
to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft, becoming 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 7
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ833-252000-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then
increasing to SW to W 15 to 20 kt. Winds to 40 kt or higher in
and near TSTMs. Seas 8 to 15 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. Slight chance of showers and TSTMs.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ930-252000-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Winds to 40 kt or higher in
and near TSTMs. Seas 9 to 17 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to W 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
6 to 10 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers ending.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 4
to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ835-252000-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft, subsiding to
4 to 8 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft, becoming 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.THU...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then
becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ935-252000-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
445 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
20 kt. Winds to 40 kt or higher in or near TSTMs. Seas 7 to 12
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to
10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9
ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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