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FZNT22 KWBC 040821  
OFFNT2  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
 
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.  
 
ANZ899-042045-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
 
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER  
THE AREA TODAY THROUGH TUE, THEN SHIFT E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A  
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS E AND SE OVER THE REGION LATE TUE NIGHT  
INTO THU. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE N WATERS WED NIGHT  
THROUGH THU NIGHT, THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA FRI. DEVELOPING LOW PRES  
WILL FORM JUST S OF THE AREA THU NIGHT, AND MOVE NE ACROSS THE OUTER  
WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT AS A THIRD RIDGE BUILDS JUST N OF THE AREA.  
 

 
 
ANZ820-042045-  
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
TODAY
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5  
FT.   
TUE
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
WED
 
WINDS VEERING TO NW 20 TO 25 KT, THEN BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.   
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ915-042045-  
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TUE
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7  
TO 12 FT.   
WED
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT, THEN BECOMING W TO  
NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10  
FT.   
THU
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ920-042045-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO  
250 NM OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
TUE
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING N TO  
NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.   
THU
 
W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING W 10  
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7  
FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ905-042045-  
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
TUE
 
E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING S TO  
SE. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13  
FT.   
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING N  
TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ910-042045-  
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
TUE
 
NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING S TO SE.  
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT, THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO  
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
WED
 
S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15  
FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING N TO  
NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING  
TO 6 TO 9 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ825-042045-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
TODAY
 
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
TUE
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7  
FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1  
NM OR LESS.   
WED
 
WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT, THEN BECOMING NW 5 TO  
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.   
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ828-042045-  
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5  
FT.   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
TUE
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8  
FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO  
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR  
LESS.   
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
10 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
FRI
 
WINDS VEERING TO N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 5 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ925-042045-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4  
TO 7 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TUE
 
S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.   
WED
 
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO  
13 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.   
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 8  
FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ830-042045-  
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY,  
THEN BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT.   
TUE
 
S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
8 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
10 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING W TO  
NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ833-042045-  
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6  
FT.   
TUE
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.   
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
9 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT, THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4  
TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6  
TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ930-042045-  
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
TODAY
 
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TUE
 
S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.   
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT, THEN BECOMING N 20  
TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT, THEN BECOMING N TO NE 5  
TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
WINDS SHIFTING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10  
FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ835-042045-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
TODAY
 
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
TUE
 
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 8 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT, THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
THU NIGHT AND FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ935-042045-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
321 AM EST MON DEC 4 2017  
   
TODAY
 
E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TUE
 
S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 8 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
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