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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 222039
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 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.

ANZ899-230900-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS WILL DRIFT SLOWLY S INTO THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT
NIGHT...WHILE A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS PASS E ALONG THE FRONT. THE
FRONT WILL PASS S OF THE AREA SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY
BUILD JUST N OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY
LIFT N WED AND WED NIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL
CYCLONE...WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA LATE TUE INTO WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-230900-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 

$$

ANZ915-230900-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
14 FT LATE. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. 
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.

$$

ANZ920-230900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE.

$$

ANZ905-230900-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 12 FT LATE. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS SE. 

$$

ANZ910-230900-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ825-230900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 

$$

ANZ828-230900-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 

$$

ANZ925-230900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION INCREASING TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION TO 30
KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT E PORTION BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...EXCEPT E PORTION 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT NE PORTION 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ830-230900-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

$$

ANZ833-230900-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE. 

$$

ANZ930-230900-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING
W TO NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION W TO SW IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT NE PORTION BUILDING TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 9 FT LATE. 

$$

ANZ835-230900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT AND SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING
TO N TO NE LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 

$$

ANZ935-230900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
439 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT AND SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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