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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 060237
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 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.

ANZ899-070245-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED...THEN SLOWLY DRIFT NE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT INTO FRI. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH S INTO THE FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED...THEN STALL AND
DISSIPATE WED NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE S
WED AND WED NIGHT...DRIFT N INTO THE SRN WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT...REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI INTO SAT...THEN DRIFT SLOWLY
NW THEN N NEAR THE SE COAST SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-070245-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

ANZ915-070245-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-070245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ905-070245-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ910-070245-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ825-070245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE. 
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ828-070245-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ925-070245-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS S.
.FRI...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ830-070245-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ833-070245-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-070245-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. 
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ835-070245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7
FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. 
.THU...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION
BECOMING SE. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION
E TO SE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT FAR N
PORTION E TO SE. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT SW PORTION TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT
SW PORTION 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ935-070245-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1037 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS W.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
.SUN...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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