Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZNT22 KWBC 230909
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 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.

ANZ899-232100-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE S
WATERS WILL DISSIPATE TODAY. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP NEAR
THE SE COAST TONIGHT...THEN EXPAND NWD UP THE COAST WED INTO WED
NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL FORM ON THE TROF WED NIGHT...DRIFT
E OFF THE MID ATLC COAST THU INTO FRI...THEN TURN SLOWLY SW INTO
THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. STRONG
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW TODAY INTO WED...THEN MAINTAIN
A RIDGE JUST N OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO SAT WHILE SLOWLY
WEAKENING. THE WEAK RIDGE WILL THEN DRIFT S INTO THE NRN WATERS
LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-232100-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-232100-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ920-232100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ905-232100-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ910-232100-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ825-232100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-232100-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION
BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ925-232100-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING E
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE
PORTION BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION
S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION S TO SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-232100-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION BECOMING
N LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ833-232100-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION S
TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ930-232100-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION E TO NE
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR W PORTION BECOMING N
TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR W PORTION N 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ835-232100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E
PORTION BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E
PORTION BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E
PORTION E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ935-232100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
509 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT FAR W PORTION
BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION
N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.