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NWS Forecast

FZNT22 KWBC 211514
OFFNT2

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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.

ANZ899-220445-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
HIGH PRES E OF THE WATERS WILL
MOVE NE OF THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT OVER THE
REGION WILL DRIFT E TODAY...THEN WEAKEN TONIGHT. LOW PRES WILL
MOVE SE OFF THE NEW JERSEY COAST EARLY TONIGHT...DRIFT NE WHILE
STRENGTHENING TONIGHT INTO THU...THEN MOVE NE AND PASS N OF THE
AREA LATE THU AND THU NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE
WATERS FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES SE OF THE AREA SAT
WILL MOVE NE LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT WHILE STRENGTHENING.



ANZ820-220445-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

WED
E PORTION...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. W PORTION...E TO NE
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N...EXCEPT W PART INCREASING TO N 20
TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU AND THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



ANZ915-220445-
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TODAY
E PORTION...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20
TO 30 KT. W PORTION...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT W PART
DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR E PORTION SW 15
TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

WED
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION BECOMING S TO
SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR SW PORTION BECOMING
W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
SW. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST S.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



ANZ920-220445-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TODAY
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KT...EXCEPT W PORTION VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

WED
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR S PORTION INCREASING
TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST W. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

THU THROUGH FRI
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.

SAT
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



ANZ905-220445-
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TODAY
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

TONIGHT
S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION INCREASING
TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

THU
S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

SAT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



ANZ910-220445-
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
SW. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FT.



ANZ825-220445-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION BECOMING
W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WED
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
NW INCREASING TO WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.



ANZ828-220445-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

WED
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

THU
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST E.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
N TO NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



ANZ925-220445-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT W
PORTION VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT BECOMING 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS
LATE.

WED
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING W TO
NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

THU
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.



ANZ830-220445-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

WED
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
E.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



ANZ833-220445-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TODAY
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW DIMINISHING TO WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



ANZ930-220445-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TODAY
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
NE.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

SAT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



ANZ835-220445-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

THU
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT
N WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.



ANZ935-220445-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1114 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS
LATE.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST NE.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
NE.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.



.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.