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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

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.

ANZ899-310745-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Low pressure centered about
150 nm SE of Nantucket this morning will move E while pulling a
cold front through the waters. The low will slow and drift E away
from Georges Bank tonight into Tue, with the front stalling off
of the far SE U.S. coast. Another low will move off of the South
Carolina coast Tue night, and move slowly NE Wed and Wed night
while gradually intensifying. The low will become expansive while
centered E of the northern waters Thu, and SE of Nova Scotia Thu
night. Mariners should keep abreast of the latest forecasts with
the system to consider avoidance plans. High pressure will start
to build E off of the Georgia and South Carolina coast later Thu
into Fri night.

$$

ANZ820-310745-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt,
then, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ915-310745-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 16 to 26 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ920-310745-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft, building to 15 to
25 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 27 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
11 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ905-310745-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to 30 kt,
then, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 17 to 32 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 21 to 34 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 12 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ910-310745-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 30 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 32 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 23 to 34 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 24 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 13 to 18 ft.

$$

ANZ825-310745-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance
of rain.
.WED...NE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ828-310745-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft. Rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ925-310745-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E to NE 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...N to NE winds 40 to 50 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Rain with
vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N 25 to 35 kt. Seas
11 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 14 to 24 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.

$$

ANZ830-310745-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NE 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 11 ft. Rain with vsby 1 nm or
less.
.WED...N winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers
and scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ833-310745-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NE 35 to
45 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 13 ft. Rain with vsby
1 nm or less.
.WED...N winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Tstms and scattered
showers.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

$$

ANZ930-310745-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...N winds 45 to 55 kt, diminishing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas
10 to 18 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 21 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.

$$

ANZ835-310745-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt, then, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
8 to 13 ft. Tstms and scattered showers with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ935-310745-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
520 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW, then, becoming N to
NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 10 to
15 ft. Scattered showers. Scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.