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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZNT22 KWBC

FZNT22 KWBC 230830
OFFNT2

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south 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.

ANZ899-232000-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
A high pres ridge E of the waters
will drift E today. A cold front will approach from the NW early
today, move slowly SE across the waters this afternoon through
Thu night, stall over the central and S waters later Fri, and
persist through Sun night. Another ridge will build SE toward the
N waters Fri and Fri night, and persist off the New England
coast through Sun night. Low pres is expected to develop just S
of the waters Sat, and slowly approach the S waters Sat night
through Sun night.



ANZ820-232000-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW less than
10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. Showers and
scattered TSTMs. Patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs ending.

THU
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
E winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

SAT
N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.



ANZ915-232000-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Showers and
TSTMS. Patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.

THU and THU NIGHT
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Chance of showers and TSTMs.

FRI
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

SUN and SUN NIGHT
E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



ANZ920-232000-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. Patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and
TSTMs.

THU
W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Showers and TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.

FRI
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SUN
NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to
6 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.



ANZ905-232000-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.

TONIGHT
S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.

THU
S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and a chance of TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Chance of showers and TSTMs.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SUN
N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.



ANZ910-232000-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.

THU
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and a chance of TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

FRI
N winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.



ANZ825-232000-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then
becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and slight chance of TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.

FRI
N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.



ANZ828-232000-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

THU
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and a chance of TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and a chance of TSTMs.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT and SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN
NE winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.



ANZ925-232000-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers and Isolated TSTMs.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt, except NW portion becoming N to
NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.

THU
E portion...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. W portion...N to NE
winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, except far SE portion W
to SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

FRI
Winds becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.



ANZ830-232000-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.

THU
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and a chance of TSTMs.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

SUN
E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.



ANZ833-232000-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and a chance of TSTMs.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

THU
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs.

FRI
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

SUN
E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.



ANZ930-232000-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.

THU
SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

FRI
W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, except NW portion
becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.

SUN and SUN NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 



ANZ835-232000-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
a chance of TSTMs.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.

THU
W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, except far NW portion
becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.

FRI
Winds becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

SAT
E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

SUN
E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.



ANZ935-232000-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.

THU
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
Winds becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

SUN and SUN NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 



.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.