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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

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.

ANZ899-171500-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Low pressure centered about 250
nm east of Cape Hatteras along a cold front will move NE away
from the waters tonight. A high pressure ridge will move E
across the area later tonight into early Sun night. Developing
low pressure will move off the central Mid-Atlantic coast late
Sun into Sun night, then track NE across waters Mon while moving
a cold front through the area. The front will stall over the S
waters Mon night, then return N over the central and N waters as
a warm front Tue and Tue night. Another high pressure ridge will
build SE across the waters Mon night through Tue night, then
pass E of the area Wed and Wed night. Another low will develop
near the Carolina coast along the warm front Wed, move NE Wed
night, and N of the waters Thu. An associated cold front will
push S through the waters Thu and Thu night.

$$

ANZ820-171500-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Chance of rain early.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
early. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less early.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

$$

ANZ915-171500-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to
11 ft.

$$

ANZ920-171500-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Rain.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 10 to
17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ905-171500-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Rain with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ910-171500-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft, building to 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ825-171500-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Chance of rain early, then scattered showers with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ828-171500-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Rain with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ925-171500-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to
10 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ830-171500-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ833-171500-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ930-171500-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs early, then
chance of rain.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ835-171500-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to
30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ935-171500-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
954 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers early.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 5 to
6 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.


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