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NOAA>NWS>NCEP>OPC>Marine>Atlantic>Offshore>Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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

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FZNT22 KWBC 250222
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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.

ANZ899-260230-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS WILL BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE MON.
ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW MON...DRIFT SE
INTO THE NRN WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE...BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY
ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...
THEN DISSIPATE FRI. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST JUST SE OF THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-260230-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING
N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 1
TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-260230-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TUE...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-260230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION W TO
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.

$$

ANZ905-260230-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-260230-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ825-260230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ828-260230-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ925-260230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.

$$

ANZ830-260230-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ833-260230-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-260230-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT AND MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ835-260230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ935-260230-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1022 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED THROUGH THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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