Mid-Atlantic Offshore Forecast


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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 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.
ANZ899-242015-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure over the far NE
waters will shift E of the area today. Low pressure will 
approach the southern and central waters from the W today while 
pulling a strong cold front over the area, then move NE along the
coast tonight into Thu as the front continues E through the 
waters. A low pressure trough will move E across the region Wed 
night and Thu. A high pressure ridge will build E and NE over the
area Thu night into Fri, then shift NE of the region late Fri. 
Weak low pressure will approach the area from the W Fri, and 
move NE across the northern waters Fri night while pulling a weak
cold front over the region. The low will pass N of the area Sat 
as the front continues slowly E over the waters. Another weak
cold front will move SE over the northern waters Sat night as
high pressure builds W of the area.
$$
ANZ820-242015-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 15 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
16 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming NW
10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
$$
ANZ915-242015-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft. Rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20
kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 18 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
Areas of fog with VSBY less than 1 nm.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas subsiding to
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to W to SW 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W 10 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
$$
ANZ920-242015-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft. Rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming
W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 18 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding to 5 to
8 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
$$
ANZ905-242015-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to
7 ft.
.WED...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Rain with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.THU...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17
ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to W 10 to 20 kt, then becoming 10 to 15
kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
$$
ANZ910-242015-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to
12 ft.
.WED...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S. Seas building to 11 to 19
ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. Rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...Winds diminishing to W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9
to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas subsiding to
6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5
to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming W 10 to 15 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
$$
ANZ825-242015-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 18 ft. Rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming SW
less than 10 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6
ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to NW 5 to 10
kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ828-242015-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9
to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8
to 14 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to W to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming NW. Seas 3
to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ925-242015-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8
to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 12
to 21 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SE winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming S 20
to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.WED NIGHT...Winds diminishing to W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
$$
ANZ830-242015-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to
19 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to
21 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7
to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas subsiding to 5 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to W to NW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N less
than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ833-242015-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft, building to 12 to 21
ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs. Winds and seas possibly higher in
and near TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SE winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming SW 10
to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft, subsiding to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas subsiding to 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ930-242015-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs. Winds and seas possibly higher in and near 
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to
19 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to
13 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding to 5 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
$$
ANZ835-242015-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13
to 21 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. Winds and 
seas possibly higher in and near TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
$$
ANZ935-242015-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
427 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming S 
to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W 15
to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds increasing to S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
$$
.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.