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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 201433
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 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.

ANZ899-210315-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO EARLY TUE. LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF
THE NEW JERSEY COAST LATE TUE...REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY ABOUT
90 NM SE OF LONG ISLAND TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU WHILE
DEEPENING...PASS JUST N OF THE AREA THU NIGHT INTO FRI...THEN
MOVE OFF TO THE NE FRI NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A COLD FRONT E
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO EARLY THU. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL
BUILD SE INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT. 

$$

ANZ820-210315-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ915-210315-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 

$$

ANZ920-210315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS LATE. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS LATE. 
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. 

$$

ANZ905-210315-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. 

$$

ANZ910-210315-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. 

$$

ANZ825-210315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ828-210315-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. 
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ925-210315-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 

$$

ANZ830-210315-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.WED...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 

$$

ANZ833-210315-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS LATE. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-210315-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS LATE. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 

$$

ANZ835-210315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

ANZ935-210315-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1033 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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