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Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

New zones were implemented April 1, 2014 (see details)

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FZNT22 KWBC 041339
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S 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.

ANZ899-050300-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK LOW WILL MOVE
NE ALONG THE SE COAST TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE NE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
OFFSHORE. THE COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WED
NIGHT AND THU...THEN LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT AS ANOTHER LOW MOVES NE TO THE MID ATLC COAST. THE LOW WILL
CONTINUE NE OVER THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. 

$$

ANZ820-050300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS DEVELOPING LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 
2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING 
TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
4 TO 8 FT. 

$$

ANZ915-050300-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 
TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 
3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 
TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 
6 TO 10 FT. 

$$

ANZ920-050300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 
FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 
5 TO 9 FT. 

$$

ANZ905-050300-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 
KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN BECOMING 
S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 

$$

ANZ910-050300-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 
6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING 
TO 5 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 
4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING 
TO 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING 
TO 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
8 TO 10 FT. 

$$

ANZ825-050300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS DEVELOPING LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 
TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ828-050300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING 
TO 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN BECOMING 
N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 
4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 
TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ925-050300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 
TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 
4 FT. 
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO S 10 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
5 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ830-050300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WINDS TO
35 KT POSSIBLE IN OR NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING 
TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 
TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ833-050300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT POSSIBLE IN OR
NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE. 
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 
FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 
6 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-050300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING 
TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 
TO 7 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 
5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 
4 FT. 
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 6
FT. 

$$

ANZ835-050300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. WINDS TO 35 KT
POSSIBLE IN OR NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 
5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT. 

$$

ANZ935-050300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
939 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 
5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING 
TO 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 
FT. 

$$

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.




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