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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 251435
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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.

ANZ899-260330-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS....A LOW PRES CENTER SE OF NOVA
SCOTIA WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OFF TO THE NE TODAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW LATER TODAY...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
E TOWARDS THE COAST LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT...DRIFT OFFSHORE MON
INTO TUE...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW TUE NIGHT...THEN PUSH SE INTO THE
NW WATERS LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. 

$$

ANZ820-260330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT LATE.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E. 
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ915-260330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. 
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ920-260330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...
HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN 
BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ905-260330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.

$$

ANZ910-260330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. 

$$

ANZ825-260330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

ANZ828-260330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE. 
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

ANZ925-260330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT LATE...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT
LATE...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION BECOMING
N TO NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ830-260330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE. 
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...THEN
INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

ANZ833-260330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-260330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT NE PORTION
TO 7 FT EARLY. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ835-260330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...THEN NW 10
TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 

$$

ANZ935-260330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1035 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

$$



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