Mid-Atlantic Offshore Forecast


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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 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.
ANZ899-262015-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Low pressure 30 nm SE of Cape 
Lookout, possibly a tropical cyclone, will move slowly NE over 
the waters today into Thu night. High pressure will build W 
across the southern waters today through Sat, then weaken Sat 
night into Sun. A cold front will move SE over the northern 
waters tonight, stall Thu into Fri, then resume moving SE across 
the area late Fri into Sat. Another high will build over the 
region from the NW Sat through Sun night. Another cold front will
move SE through the northern and central waters Sat night and Sun.
$$
ANZ820-262015-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less early.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.THU...Winds veering to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds shifting to S to SW 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W
to SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...Winds becoming NE 5 to 15 kt, then diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to NE 10 to 15 kt, then becoming N. Seas 4 to 8
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to E to NE less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
$$
ANZ915-262015-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...Winds diminishing to N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5
to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NE 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 8 ft.
$$
ANZ920-262015-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...Winds veering to W to NW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to SW
less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ905-262015-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to N 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ910-262015-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to W 10 to 20 kt, then becoming 10 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ825-262015-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.THU...Winds veering to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
$$
ANZ828-262015-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
$$
ANZ925-262015-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...Winds veering to W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ830-262015-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 8 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft.
$$
ANZ833-262015-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW, then becoming
10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to NE 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ930-262015-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ835-262015-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas building to 4 to 7
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
$$
ANZ935-262015-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
438 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 5 to 8
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
$$
.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.