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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZNT22 KWBC

FZNT22 KWBC 220225
OFFNT2

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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.

ANZ899-230230-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
Developing low pressure just
inland to the W of the Virginia Capes will move slowly NE and
offshore tonight while pulling a strong cold front across the
waters, then pass N of the area Fri as the cold front continues
moving E across the region. Another strong cold front will cross
the northern and central waters Fri night into Sat. High pressure
will build E to the coast Fri night through Sat night, move SE
across the central and southern waters Sun, then shift E of the
area Sun night. A third cold front will pass SE across the waters
Mon through Tue as low pressure moves NE along the front. Another
high will build NW of the area Tue night.



ANZ820-230230-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.

FRI
W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10
to 17 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.

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

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.

MON
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5
to 9 ft.

TUE
N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.



ANZ915-230230-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.

FRI
W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers.

SAT
W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered showers.

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

SUN
W to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
6 to 11 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

MON
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4
to 8 ft.

TUE
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.



ANZ920-230230-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 35 to 45 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft. Rain. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

FRI
W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers.

SAT
W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft. Scattered showers.

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

SUN
W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
7 to 12 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.

MON
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft.

TUE
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 13 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.



ANZ905-230230-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6
to 10 ft, building to 11 to 18 ft.

FRI
Winds becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12
to 21 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas becoming 17 to 21 ft.

SAT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 18 to 24 ft. Scattered
showers.

SAT NIGHT
W to NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 13 to 22 ft.

SUN
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.

MON
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

MON NIGHT
Winds diminishing to N 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NE
15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

TUE
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.



ANZ910-230230-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, building to
11 to 19 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

FRI
Winds becoming SW 30 to 40 kt, then becoming W 35 to 40
kt. Seas building to 13 to 21 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas becoming 18 to 22 ft.
Scattered showers.

SAT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 19 to 24 ft. Scattered
showers.

SAT NIGHT
W winds diminishing to 25 to 30 kt, then becoming NW
20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 22 ft.

SUN
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.

MON
W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

MON NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

TUE
N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.



ANZ825-230230-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

FRI
W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

SAT
NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.

SUN
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.

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

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

MON NIGHT
Winds shifting to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N 20
to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.

TUE
N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NE. Seas building to 8 to 12
ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.



ANZ828-230230-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

FRI
W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14
ft.

SAT
NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.

SUN
NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W to SW 5
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

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

MON
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas building to 5
to 9 ft.

TUE
N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 8 to 12 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.



ANZ925-230230-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.

FRI
W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
Scattered showers.

SAT
W winds diminishing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming W to NW 25
to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.

SUN
NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 10 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

MON
W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.

TUE
Winds shifting to N to NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to
13 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.



ANZ830-230230-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

FRI
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
5 to 9 ft.

SUN
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas subsiding
to 4 to 7 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON
W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas building
to 5 to 9 ft.

TUE
Winds becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to
12 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds increasing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9
to 16 ft.



ANZ833-230230-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TONIGHT and FRI
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.

SUN
N winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then becoming SW.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10
to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.

TUE
Winds becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to
7 to 12 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.



ANZ930-230230-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10
to 13 ft.

FRI
W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
Scattered showers.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10
to 16 ft.

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

SAT NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12
ft.

SUN
N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
SW. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

MON
S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.

TUE
W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas building
to 6 to 11 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.



ANZ835-230230-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.

FRI
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft.

SAT
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 6 ft.

SUN
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

MON
S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

TUE
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas building
to 5 to 9 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N to NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 9 to 15 ft.



ANZ935-230230-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1025 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9
to 13 ft.

FRI
W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

SAT
N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

SUN
Winds becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt, then becoming S to SE.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

MON
S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.

MON NIGHT
S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.

TUE
Winds becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

TUE NIGHT
Winds becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 7 to 12 ft.



.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.