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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 291440
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 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.

ANZ899-300330-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO
THE FAR NW WATERS LATE TODAY...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU. THE FRONT WILL BECOME NEARLY
STATIONARY ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS THU NIGHT...THEN
RETURN N ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD JUST SE OF THE WATERS THU INTO
SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE FAR NW PORTION LATE FRI NIGHT...
CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. 

$$

ANZ820-300330-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

$$

ANZ915-300330-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

ANZ920-300330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

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

$$

ANZ905-300330-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

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

$$

ANZ910-300330-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

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

$$

ANZ825-300330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

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

$$

ANZ828-300330-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

ANZ925-300330-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION SHIFTING TO W TO
NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING W TO NW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ830-300330-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST E.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION W TO
SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ833-300330-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-300330-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING
VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ835-300330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ935-300330-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1040 AM EDT WED JUN 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.




NOAA/ National Weather Service
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