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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZNT22 KWBC

FZNT22 KWBC 171502
OFFNT2

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 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.

ANZ899-180345-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
A stationary front over the 
central waters will continue off the North Carolina coast today,
then return N as a warm front tonight. Slowly developing low 
pressure will track NE across the central and northern waters 
later tonight into Fri night while pulling a cold front E through
the region. The front will stall over the southern waters late
Fri night into Sat, then lift N across the area late Sat and Sat
night as another developing low approaches the region from the W.
The low will pass N of the waters Sun and Sun night while
pulling a strong cold front E through the region. High pressure
will slowly build over the area from the W Mon and Mon night.



ANZ820-180345-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT


TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

FRI
W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to
3 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft.

SUN
S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

MON
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.



ANZ915-180345-
Between 1000 fm and 38.5N west of 69W-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

TONIGHT
E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

FRI
N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

SAT NIGHT
E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to
30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.

SUN
S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
13 to 20 ft.

MON
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft.



ANZ920-180345-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 fm and south of 38.5N to
250 nm offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT


TODAY
N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI
N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers.

SAT
N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.

SUN
S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S to SW winds 40 to 50 kt, diminishing to 35 to
45 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.

MON
NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft.



ANZ905-180345-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 fm and 39N-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT


TODAY
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.

TONIGHT
E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

FRI
SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Rain.

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

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SUN
S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 8 to 14 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 30 to 40 kt, increasing to 40 to 50 kt.
Seas 16 to 26 ft.

MON
S winds 50 to 60 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas 17 to
28 ft, subsiding to 16 to 21 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 21 ft.



ANZ910-180345-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 nm offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT


TODAY
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

TONIGHT
E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 4 to
6 ft.

FRI
S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

SUN
S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft, building to 9 to 16 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 35 to 45 kt, increasing to 50 to 60 kt.
Seas 15 to 27 ft.

MON
W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 28 ft, subsiding to 17 to
19 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 18 to 25 ft.



ANZ825-180345-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT


TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

FRI
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

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

SAT NIGHT
S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building
to 5 to 9 ft.

SUN
S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N to NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

MON
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.



ANZ828-180345-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN


TODAY
E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW
10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

FRI
W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

FRI NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft.

SUN
S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

MON
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.



ANZ925-180345-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT


TODAY
N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.

FRI
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers.

SAT
N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building
to 7 to 11 ft.

SUN
S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S to SW winds 40 to 50 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.

MON
NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft.



ANZ830-180345-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN


TODAY
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

FRI
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.

SAT
NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
6 to 11 ft.

SUN
S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

MON
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.



ANZ833-180345-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN


TODAY
NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

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

FRI
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

SAT
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 to
3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 11 ft.

SUN
S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

MON
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to
18 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft.



ANZ930-180345-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 nm and 250 nm offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT


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

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

FRI
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

SAT
W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft.

SUN
S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 50 to 60 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
12 to 18 ft.

MON
NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.



ANZ835-180345-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN


TODAY
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

SUN
S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 35 to 45 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.

MON
N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.



ANZ935-180345-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore-
1002 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN


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

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

FRI
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

SAT
S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 11 ft.

SUN
S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 11 to 16 ft.

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.



.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.