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NOAA>NWS>NCEP>OPC>Marine>Atlantic>Offshore>Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

Offshore Waters Forecast (Mid Atlantic)

New zones will be implemented April 1, 2014 (see details)

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FZNT22 KWBC 230835
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 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.

ANZ899-232015-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT OVER THE SRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS WILL LIFT N AND DISSIPATE TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL
MERGE WITH A RIDGE SE OF THE AREA TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW LATER TODAY...MOVE TO THE MID ATLC COAST
TONIGHT...THEN SLOWLY MOVE SE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
THU...AS WEAK AREAS OF LOW PRES MOVE NE ALONG THE FRONT. THE FRONT
WILL STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI INTO SAT. A WEAK AREA OF
LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATE SUN...THEN TRACK NE
SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-232015-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

ANZ915-232015-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

$$

ANZ920-232015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

$$

ANZ905-232015-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

$$

ANZ910-232015-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W TO SW EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. TSTMS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ825-232015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

$$

ANZ828-232015-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

$$

ANZ925-232015-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

$$

ANZ830-232015-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

$$

ANZ833-232015-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. TSTMS OR
SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS LATE. 
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ930-232015-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
TSTMS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

ANZ835-232015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

$$

ANZ935-232015-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
435 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

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