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 292045
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 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.

ANZ899-300900-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
SW TO NE ACROSS THE SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK LOW WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT
INTO SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TONIGHT...DRIFT S INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...THEN MOVE INTO
THE SRN WATERS AND PERSIST SUN NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE NRN WATERS MON
NIGHT AND TUE...STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT AND
WED...THEN DISSIPATE WED NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE N THU...THEN PUSH S INTO THE FAR NRN WATERS THU
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ820-300900-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING N TO
NE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ915-300900-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ920-300900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ905-300900-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT AND SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.

$$

ANZ910-300900-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ825-300900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ828-300900-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ925-300900-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION SW
WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ830-300900-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.

$$

ANZ833-300900-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS EARLY. WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.

$$

ANZ930-300900-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ835-300900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...
EXCEPT SE PORTION VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST S.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ935-300900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
445 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 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.