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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZNT22 KWBC

FZNT22 KWBC 271422
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

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.

ANZ899-280345-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
A HIGH PRES CENTER WILL PASS E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION
TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST
TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED...MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED
NIGHT AND THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. DEVELOPING
LOW PRES WILL PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY
E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE
W.



ANZ820-280345-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT


TODAY
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

WED
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST NE.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.

FRI
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NE.



ANZ915-280345-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT


TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.

THU
W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
13 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 13 FT.



ANZ920-280345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE WARNING


TODAY
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.



ANZ905-280345-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED


TODAY
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.

WED
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 17 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FT.



ANZ910-280345-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED


TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.

WED
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 15 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.

THU
SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 15 TO 21 FT.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 16 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.



ANZ825-280345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT


TODAY
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST NE.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO W 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.

THU
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.

FRI
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT LATE.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.



ANZ828-280345-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED


TODAY
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.

WED
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.

THU
WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

FRI
WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.



ANZ925-280345-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED


TODAY
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TONIGHT
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NW.

WED
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11
FT... HIGHEST NE.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO W 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.



ANZ830-280345-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED


TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU
W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO W TO NW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.



ANZ833-280345-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT


TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

WED
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST N.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.



ANZ930-280345-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED


TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.

WED
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.

FRI
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.



ANZ835-280345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT


TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

WED
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.



ANZ935-280345-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

TUE
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.

THU
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.



.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.