Mid-Atlantic Offshore Forecast


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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
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.
ANZ899-250215-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front will move SE across
the N waters today, then stall across the central portions
tonight and Thu. The front will lift back N through the waters as
a warm front Thu night and Fri. A stronger cold front will
approach the coast Fri, then move E across the area Fri night and
Sat. A high pressure ridge will build E across the waters Sat and
Sat night, then persist into Sun night. Another weak cold front
will move into the far northern portions Sun night.  
$$
ANZ820-250215-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
$$
ANZ915-250215-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
$$
ANZ920-250215-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...
.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
$$
ANZ905-250215-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...
.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 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...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
$$
ANZ910-250215-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...
.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered TSTMs. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
$$
ANZ825-250215-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
$$
ANZ828-250215-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
$$
ANZ925-250215-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...
.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
$$
ANZ830-250215-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
$$
ANZ833-250215-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
$$
ANZ930-250215-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
$$
ANZ835-250215-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
$$
ANZ935-250215-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
1045 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
$$
.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.