Mid-Atlantic Offshore Forecast


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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 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.
ANZ899-200815-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front extending east and
northeastward from the Virginia capes this afternoon will move S
and stall off the northern North Carolina coast later tonight 
into Mon night as weak low pressure areas move E and NE along the
front. For Tue and Tue night the front will move back N as a 
warm front as low pressure strengthens and moves NE from the
Great Lakes. The low will move NE Wed and pull a cold front into
the waters late Wed into Thu. The front will then stall from off
of the South Carolina coast NE across the mid- Atlantic offshore
waters later Thu into Fri night as high pressure builds E across
southern New England. 
$$
ANZ820-200815-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10
kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming SE.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
$$
ANZ915-200815-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Winds to 35 kt or higher in TSTMs. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered 
showers and TSTMs.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds increasing to S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ920-200815-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Winds to 35 kt or higher in
TSTMs. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE less than 10 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...Winds becoming variable 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to N 5 to 15 kt, then becoming NE 10 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ905-200815-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt.
Winds to 35 kt or higher in TSTMs. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers and 
TSTMs.
.MON...N to NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12
ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to N 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7
ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
$$
ANZ910-200815-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Winds to 35 kt or higher in
TSTMs. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas building
to 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds diminishing to N 5 to 15 kt, then becoming NE 10
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
$$
ANZ825-200815-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...Winds veering to S to SE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming S to SW 5
to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5
to 8 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
N 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ828-200815-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Winds to 35 kt or higher 
in TSTMs. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ925-200815-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Winds to 35 kt or higher in
TSTMs. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
$$
ANZ830-200815-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Showers.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. Rain. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...Winds veering to N 5 to 15 kt, then increasing to 10 to 20
kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
$$
ANZ833-200815-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
$$
ANZ930-200815-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds diminishing to S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4
to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
$$
ANZ835-200815-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Winds to 35 kt or higher in
TSTMs. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas building to
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
$$
ANZ935-200815-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
502 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 4 ft. 
$$
.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.