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FZNT22 KWBC 230823  
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
 
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.  
 
LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 
ANZ899-232030-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
 
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS  
THE WATERS TODAY INTO SAT. A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE  
INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS EARLY SAT, REACH THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE  
SAT AND THEN PASS THROUGH THE SOUTHERN WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO  
SUN. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM ALONG THE COLD FRONT SUN, THEN MOVE  
NE AWAY FROM THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL  
BUILD INTO THE WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT BEHIND THE FRONTS, THEN  
DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH MON NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT  
WILL ENTER THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS MON NIGHT, STALL, THEN LIFT  
BACK N OF THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT TUE AND TUE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ820-232030-  
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.    
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ915-232030-  
BETWEEN 1000FM AND 38.5 N WEST OF 69 W-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT.  
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.   
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
9 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ920-232030-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO  
250 NM OFFSHORE-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.  
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ905-232030-  
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
10 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY, THEN RAIN.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
12 TO 21 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.   
SUN
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW.  
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ910-232030-  
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
9 FT, BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY, THEN RAIN.    
SAT
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ825-232030-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ828-232030-  
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
TODAY
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF  
RAIN IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
10 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ925-232030-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.  
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ830-232030-  
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
9 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ833-232030-  
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE.-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.  
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
9 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ930-232030-  
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.  
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT, BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N. SEAS 7 TO  
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS  
4 TO 8 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ835-232030-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO NW.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ935-232030-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
323 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS  
10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS  
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
9 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO  
8 FT.    
MON
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
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