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FZNT22 KWBC 051422  
OFFNT2  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 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.  
 
ANZ899-060245-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL DRIFT EAST  
OVER THE WATERS, SHIFTING EAST OF THE AREA TONIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER  
RIDGE BUILDS EAST ACROSS THE NORTH WATERS WEDNESDAY THROUGH  
THURSDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS EAST AND SOUTHEAST OVER  
THE REGION LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY, AND STALL ACROSS THE SOUTH  
WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN TRACK  
NORTHEAST ALONG THE FRONT OVER THE OUTER WATERS FRIDAY, AND MOVE  
OFF TO THE NORTHEAST ON SATURDAY. A SECOND DEVELOPING LOW WILL  
MOVE NORTHEAST ALONG THE FRONT SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ820-060245-  
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED  
SPRINKLES.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 11 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
WED
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO  
2 TO 4 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ915-060245-  
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS  
7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 8 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ920-060245-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO  
250 NM OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.  
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 11 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ905-060245-  
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING N 10  
TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT, THEN  
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9  
TO 15 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ910-060245-  
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING  
W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8  
FT.   
SAT
 
WINDS SHIFTING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT, THEN BECOMING N 15 TO 25  
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 15 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ825-060245-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED  
SPRINKLES WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.    
WED
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 8 FT. RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT, THEN BECOMING S  
TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ828-060245-  
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
WED
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
WINDS BACKING TO W 10 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING NW. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.   
FRI
 
WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ925-060245-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.  
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
WED
 
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.    
THU
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING  
NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6  
FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
WINDS INCREASING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT, THEN BECOMING S TO  
SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.   
SAT
 
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
14 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO N 20 TO 30 KT, THEN BECOMING W 15 TO  
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ830-060245-  
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.   
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO  
4 TO 6 FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5  
TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ833-060245-  
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TODAY
 
S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED  
TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3  
TO 6 FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
WINDS BACKING TO W 10 TO 20 KT, THEN INCREASING TO 20  
TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ930-060245-  
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED  
TSTMS.    
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING  
TO 5 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.   
SAT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT, THEN BECOMING W  
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ835-060245-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
WED
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
THU
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 7 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ935-060245-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
922 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TODAY
 
S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT, THEN  
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9  
FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.   
SAT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT, THEN  
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
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