Mid-Atlantic Offshore Forecast


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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 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.
ANZ899-230300-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Weak high pressure over the
waters early today, will move E of the area later today into
tonight as a warm front develops N of the waters. A strong cold
front will approach from the W tonight into Tue, and move E over
the waters later Tue and Tue night. A secondary cold front will
move SE across the N and central waters late Wed and Wed night. A
high pressure ridge will build E toward the coast Thu and Thu
night as low pressure forms E of the N portion. The ridge will
reach the coast Fri, and move offshore Fri night.  
$$
ANZ820-230300-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 2 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. 
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft. Slight chance of TSTMs early. Showers. 
VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 
6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.WED...W winds becoming 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
$$
ANZ915-230300-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, building to 7 to 13 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or
less. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8
ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 
ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
$$
ANZ920-230300-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3
to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 10 to 18 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers with 
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
$$
ANZ905-230300-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain. 
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas building to 10 to 17 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. 
Seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. 
$$
ANZ910-230300-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 
10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt, then
becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 18 ft. 
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. 
Seas 7 to 12 ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
$$
ANZ825-230300-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less. 
.TUE...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or 
less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or 
less.
.WED...W to NW winds becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 
to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 to
3 ft. 
$$
ANZ828-230300-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers and
TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm
or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 
1 nm or less early.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
$$
ANZ925-230300-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3
to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming S to SW 
30 to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25
kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers. 
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 
to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
$$
ANZ830-230300-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 1 to
2 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas building to 4 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers and TSTMs. 
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers with VSBY 1 
nm or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 
1 nm or less early. Scattered showers. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
$$
ANZ833-230300-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers and TSTMs. 
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers with VSBY 1 
nm or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. TSTMs and 
scattered showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
$$
ANZ930-230300-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft, subsiding to 6 to 10 ft. TSTMs and scattered 
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 
7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
$$
ANZ835-230300-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4
to 7 ft. Chance of showers. Slight chance of TSTMs. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft. 
TSTMs and scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
$$
ANZ935-230300-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
948 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018
.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 
building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. TSTMs
and scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
$$
.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.