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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 190803
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...RESENT
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ899-192045-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA SAT
INTO MON. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA
COAST SUN NIGHT...DRIFT N OVER THE WATERS NEAR THE COAST MON
THROUGH TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.
THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE
COAST LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-192045-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. 
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ915-192045-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 

$$

ANZ920-192045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 

$$

ANZ905-192045-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. 
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 

$$

ANZ910-192045-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 

$$

ANZ825-192045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ828-192045-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ925-192045-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ830-192045-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

ANZ833-192045-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-192045-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. 
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ835-192045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. 
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-192045-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 

$$



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