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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1052 AM EDT Mon May 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.

ANZ899-220315-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front extending E and NE
from near Norfolk, Virginia this morning will stall and weaken
over the central waters later today and tonight, then return N
across the area as a warm front Tue into Tue night. A high
pressure ridge will build E over the northern waters today and
tonight, then shift E of the area Tue. Another cold front will
approach the area from the NW Tue night as a developing low
passes N of the area. The cold front will move SE over the
northern and central waters Wed and Wed night, then stall and
weaken over the southern waters Thu into Thu night. High pressure
will cross the northern waters Thu and Thu night, then move off
to the E Fri and Fri night. A third cold front will approach the
area from the NW Fri night. Otherwise, a high pressure ridge will
prevail over the southern waters today into Wed night before
dissipating Thu.

$$

ANZ820-220315-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming E to SE less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft. Slight chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs, then areas of rain and
scattered TSTMs. Patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ915-220315-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
subsiding ot 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming N
to NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ920-220315-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs over S portion
early. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds increasing to W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...Winds diminishing to N less than 10 kt, then increasing
to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ905-220315-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs early. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs and patchy
fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-220315-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs early. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable less than
5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ825-220315-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance
of showers and slight chance of TSTMs. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs with patchy fog. VSBY 1
nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ828-220315-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming E less than 10 kt, then W to SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to
3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ925-220315-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Winds to 35 kt or higher in
and near TSTMs. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6
ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs.
.TUE...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ830-220315-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5
ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

$$

ANZ833-220315-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ930-220315-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 5 ft.
Chance of showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ835-220315-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-220315-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1052 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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