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 280858
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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.

ANZ899-282030-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 43N 66W EARLY
THIS MORNING WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING AND PULLING SEVERAL LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TONIGHT...THEN
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT
INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES N
OF THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE
SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS
THE COAST. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN WHILE BECOMING
WEAKER...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT AS ANOTHER DEVELOPING
LOW AND STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST LATE.

$$

ANZ820-282030-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE AND DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW AND INCREASING TO 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ915-282030-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO
18 FT FRI NIGHT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ920-282030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ905-282030-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
14 FT LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ910-282030-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ825-282030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING
SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ828-282030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ925-282030-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ830-282030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT EARLY...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ833-282030-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ930-282030-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ835-282030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ935-282030-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
358 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE AND DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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.