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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 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.

ANZ899-151500-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Weak low pressure over the
central waters will slowly move NE tonight, then clear NE of the
waters tonight. A strong frontal boundary will persist along the
coast tonight. Low pressure will form along the front near Cape
Charles late tonight, then track quickly NE across the northern
portions while pulling the trailing front through the remainder
of the waters Sat and Sat night. Another low pressure will move
off the Mid Atlantic coast late Sat night into Sun, then slowly
track NE across the waters Sun night through Mon night while
intensifying. The low will continue to strengthen as it moves off
to the NE Tue and Tue night. High pressure will build toward the
coast Tue and Tue night, then settle over the region Wed and Wed
night.

$$

ANZ820-151500-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
Rain. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-151500-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 5 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 10 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Chance
of rain.
.SUN...E winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 15 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 12 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
9 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ920-151500-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
Scattered showers.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 14 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ905-151500-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to
8 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 19 to 24 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 13 to 22 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to
16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ910-151500-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NE. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
Showers and scattered TSTMs early, then rain.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.MON...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 35 to 40 kt. Seas 20 to 23 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ825-151500-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less early. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft, subsiding to 6 to
10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ828-151500-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SE 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft. Scattered showers, TSTMs and areas of fog early,
then chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 6 to
11 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to
30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ925-151500-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft. Chance of rain. Scattered showers and TSTMs. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-151500-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
13 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Showers
and scattered TSTMs.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ833-151500-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Chance of rain
early. TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Showers
and scattered TSTMs.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to
25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ930-151500-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to
13 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. TSTMs
and scattered showers.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ835-151500-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Showers and
TSTMs.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Rain.
Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ935-151500-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1006 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. TSTMs
and scattered showers.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Showers and
scattered TSTMs.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.


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