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
000
FZNT34 KWBC 280830
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
430 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 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

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

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.

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS
THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL DISSIPATE EARLY TODAY. LONG PERIOD E TO
SE SWELL PRODUCED BY HURRICANE GASTON WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
WATERS TODAY THROUGH THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER
THE N WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND MON NIGHT.
WEAK LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE S WATERS FROM THE E TODAY...MOVE
W ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT INTO TUE...THEN STALL NEAR THE CAROLINA
COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL ACCELERATE NE ACROSS THE N WATERS
WED INTO THU. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND
THU NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE S WATERS
WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT.

HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS W OF 39.3N
71.9W...SW TO 37.7N 72.9W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
TSTMS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON OUT TO 36N 70W TO 34N 71W

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR OUT TO 34N 71W TO 32N 73W

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION BECOMING S TO
SE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION S 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. 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.