199  
FZNT22 KWBC 232100  
OFFNT2  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 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.  
 
ANZ899-240845-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
 
A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL  
MOVE SE AND OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND FRI WHILE SLOWING BECOMING  
WEAKER...THEN PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT  
INTO SUN. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S OVER THE NRN WATERS  
SAT...THEN BECOME STATIONARY LATE SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A HIGH  
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN  
PERSIST TO THE NE OF THE AREA THROUGH TUE WHILE BECOMING WEAKER.  
THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON  
AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES AND COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA  
LATE TUE...THEN MOVE E INTO THE WATERS TUE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ820-240845-  
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
 
THEN  
BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI
 
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3  
TO 6 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT
 
THEN BECOMING E.  
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.   
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ915-240845-  
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN  
10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT.    
FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ920-240845-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO  
250 NM OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SUN AND SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
TUE
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ905-240845-  
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
10 TO 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.   
FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10  
FT.   
SAT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 8 FT.    
SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ910-240845-  
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.   
FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO  
8 FT.    
SUN
 
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT
 
BECOMING S. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ825-240845-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
 
 
THEN BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
MON
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 5 FT.    
TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ828-240845-  
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10  
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT
 
BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ925-240845-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW 5 TO  
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ830-240845-  
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ833-240845-  
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO  
8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ930-240845-  
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO  
8 FT.   
FRI
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN  
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT
 
BECOMING VARIABLE.  
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT
 
BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO  
7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ835-240845-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6  
FT.   
MON
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ935-240845-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
500 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING E. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SE 5 TO  
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT AND SAT NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT
 
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS  
6 TO 8 FT.    
TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
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