Mid-Atlantic Offshore Forecast


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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 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.
ANZ899-140415-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Low pressure will rapidly
intensify and track NE along the Mid-Atlantic coast while 
lifting a warm front across the area, then pass N of the waters 
while pulling a strong cold front across the region today into 
early Wed. High pressure will build E towards the northern waters
late Wed and Wed night, then pass N of the area Thu into Thu 
night. A warm front will lift N across the southern and central 
waters Wed night into Thu as low pressure develops along the SE 
coast. The low will continue developing as it moves NE over the 
northern waters Thu night while pulling a strong cold over the 
area, then pass N of the region Fri as the front continues E 
across the area. Another high will build E towards the waters Fri
night, then move E across the area Sat and Sat night. 
$$
ANZ820-140415-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...
.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 13 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less, then chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of showers.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...E winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 9 ft,
then building to 9 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 11 to 19 ft.
.FRI...Winds becoming W to NW 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 8 to
13 ft, then subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
$$
ANZ915-140415-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...
.TODAY...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Rain with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16
ft. Rain.
.WED...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11
ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E 30 to 40 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds increasing to 40 to 55 kt. Seas building to 12
to 21 ft.
.FRI...Winds diminishing to SW 35 to 45 kt, then becoming W to NW.
Seas building to 14 to 23 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds becoming 25 to 35 kt, then diminishing to 15
to 20 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 21 ft, then subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 7 ft.
$$
ANZ920-140415-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...STORM WARNING...
.TODAY...S winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming SW. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Showers
and scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.THU...Winds increasing to E 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16
ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds increasing to 45 to 55 kt, then becoming SW 40
to 50 kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft.
.FRI...Winds becoming W to NW 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds becoming 25 to 35 kt, then diminishing to 15
to 20 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 21 ft, then subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 8 ft.
$$
ANZ905-140415-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft, building to 11 to 18
ft. Scattered showers.with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to W 20 to 30 kt, then becoming W to NW
25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. Chance
of showers.
.WED...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming E 20
to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft,
building to 13 to 20 ft.
.FRI...Winds shifting to W to SW 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming NW 25 to 35 kt, then diminishing to 20
to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.SAT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 10 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ910-140415-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...STORM WARNING...
.TODAY...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S to SW 40 to 50 kt. Seas 7
to 12 ft, building to 12 to 20 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming
NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs.
.WED...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 15 ft.
Slight chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU...Winds becoming E to NE 15 to 25 kt, then becoming E 25 to
35 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt, then becoming S to
SW. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 15 to 23 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming NW 25 to 35 kt, then diminishing to 20
to 30 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 22 ft.
.SAT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to NW 10
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ825-140415-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...
.TODAY...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
Rain. Chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...E winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 13 ft,
then building to 12 to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas subsiding
to 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
SW. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
$$
ANZ828-140415-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10
to 17 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 
10 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...E winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19
ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds diminishing to SW 20 to 30 kt, then becoming W 25
to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming N 10
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas subsiding to 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
$$
ANZ925-140415-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...STORM WARNING...
.TODAY...S to SW winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11
to 19 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to W to NW 15 to 25 kt, then becoming
N. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft. Rain early, then TSTMs.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft. Slight
chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...E winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt, then becoming E to SE 40
to 50 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming S 40 to 50 kt, then becoming W to SW
30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...W winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas subsiding
to 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming 5 to 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
$$
ANZ830-140415-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9
to 16 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 
10 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 12 ft.
Slight chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
12 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
$$
ANZ833-140415-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to N 10 to 20 kt, then increasing to 20
to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft. Chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 15 ft.
.THU...Winds becoming S to SE 25 to 35 kt, then becoming S to SW
20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
$$
ANZ930-140415-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N 20
to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 9 to 14 ft.
.THU...SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt, then becoming S 20 to 30
kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
$$
ANZ835-140415-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming N 10 to 20 kt, then becoming NE 20 to 
30 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14
ft. Rain early, then showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU...Winds diminishing to S to SW 20 to 30 kt, then becoming W to
NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11
ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
$$
ANZ935-140415-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
958 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NE 15
to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs early. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...Winds diminishing to S 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12
ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W
to NW. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds becoming 10 to 15 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6
to 7 ft.
$$
.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.