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Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

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FZNT22 KWBC 242045
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 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.

ANZ899-250900-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NRN
WATERS WILL WEAKEN AND DRIFT S OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS
TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM
THE NW FRI...THEN MOVE SE OVER THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT
NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE NRN
WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND MON
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-250900-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

$$

ANZ915-250900-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

$$

ANZ920-250900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-250900-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ910-250900-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ825-250900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-250900-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-250900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-250900-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ833-250900-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-250900-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-250900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ935-250900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP)
Ocean Prediction Center
Mr. Darin Figurskey
Chief, Ocean Forecast Branch
NCWCP, W/NP41
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College Park, Maryland 20740-3818

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