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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZNT22 KWBC

FZNT22 KWBC 262054
OFFNT2

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

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.

ANZ899-270745-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
Mariners should monitor later
forecasts for the potential of a powerful low pressure system
over the weekend, and consideration of avoidance planning. High
pressure will build southeast tonight behind a cold front moving
south of the waters, and that will stall just south and
southeast of the waters. High pressure then continues over most
of the waters Thursday into early Thursday night. A cold front
will approach the northwest waters Thursday night and move into
the northern and central waters Friday, as low pressure
gradually broadens and strengthens over the southern waters. The
low will continue to strengthen Friday night and Saturday as it
gradually moves north-northeast, reaching the New England coast
as a powerful low by Saturday night. The low will move into the
Canadian Maritimes Sunday, with high pressure slowly building
east behind the low. High pressure will then be over most of the
area Sunday night through Monday night, with a weak surface
trough over parts of the northeast waters moving south and
diminishing Monday, and a weak low possibly developing and
lingering just off of the southeast coast Monday and Monday
night.



ANZ820-270745-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

THU
NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 ft early,
becoming 2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
N to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



ANZ915-270745-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT


TONIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

THU
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable less than
5 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

FRI
W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Winds becoming NE 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 25 to
35 kt. Seas 3 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
N to NE winds increasing to 40 to 50 kt, becoming N to NW
45 to 55 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft, building to 13 to 23 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 45 to 60 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 15 to 25 ft.

SUN
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.



ANZ920-270745-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI
W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
E to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, becoming
NE 30 to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 7 to 11 ft.

SAT
N to NE winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming NW. Seas 13 to 22 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.

SUN
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



ANZ905-270745-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT


TONIGHT
N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
snow and rain with vsby 1 nm or less.

THU
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building
to 5 to 8 ft.

SAT
E to SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S. Seas 12 to 21 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W to SW winds 50 to 65 kt, becoming W 40 to 50 kt.
Seas 18 to 30 ft.

SUN
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.



ANZ910-270745-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT


TONIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

THU
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Chance of rain.

FRI
S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.

SAT
S to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt, becoming S to
SW. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 35 to 50 kt, diminishing to 30 to 35 kt.
Seas 18 to 26 ft.

SUN
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.

MON
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.



ANZ825-270745-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

THU
NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
N winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to
18 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

MON
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



ANZ828-270745-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

THU
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
N winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

MON
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



ANZ925-270745-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT


TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

FRI
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 30 to 40 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.

SAT
N winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW. Seas 12 to 21 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 21 ft.

SUN
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



ANZ830-270745-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT


TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI
Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Chance of rain late.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
N winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

MON
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



ANZ833-270745-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT


TONIGHT
N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of
rain.

THU
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

FRI
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

MON
E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

MON NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.



ANZ930-270745-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT


TONIGHT
N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain.

THU
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI
E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 35 to
45 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

MON
N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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



ANZ835-270745-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Chance of
rain.

THU
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI
E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.

MON
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



ANZ935-270745-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
354 PM EST Wed Jan 26 2022

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI
E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to
35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.

SAT
W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.

MON
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

MON NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.



.Forecaster Figurskey. Ocean Prediction Center.