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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 312017
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 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.

ANZ899-010830-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL SLOWLY SHIFT E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A WEAK
LOW PRES AREA WILL FORM ALONG A COASTAL STATIONARY FRONT OFF THE N
CAROLINA COAST TONIGHT...DRIFT SLOWLY E TUE INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN
PASS E OF THE WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S
INTO THE NRN WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS FRI. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD BEHIND THE FRONT THU
NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-010830-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 
2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. 
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ915-010830-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 
6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING 
TO 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. 
SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 
7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ920-010830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 
6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING 
TO 2 TO 4 FT. 
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 1 TO 
2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 20 
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. 
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ905-010830-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

$$

ANZ910-010830-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 
6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 
TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING 
TO 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 
3 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...WINDS INCREASING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 20 
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ825-010830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS 
AND TSTMS. 
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS 
AND TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 
3 FT. 
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 
1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING 
TO 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 
TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ828-010830-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 
1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 
3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ925-010830-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW EARLY. SEAS 2 
TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING 
TO 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ830-010830-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS 
AND TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 1 TO 
3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
5 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ833-010830-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND 
TSTMS. 
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS 
AND TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED 
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 
3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 
2 FT. 
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 1 TO 
2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-010830-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

$$

ANZ835-010830-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED 
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 
1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 1 TO 
2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
1 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
3 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ935-010830-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
417 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

$$

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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