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FZNT22 KWBC 220839  
OFFNT2  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
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.  
 
ANZ899-222000-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
 
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD E  
OVER THE WATERS TODAY, THEN SHIFT E AND NE OF THE AREA TONIGHT  
AND TUE. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE AND TUE  
NIGHT, THEN PASS E AND SE OF THE AREA WED. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH  
WILL BUILD TO THE W AND NW OF THE AREA WED THROUGH THU, THEN  
WEAKEN AND MOVE E AND SE OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS  
THU NIGHT INTO FRI. LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHERN  
WATERS FROM THE SW EARLY FRI, AND THEN MOVE NE AND INTENSIFY OFF  
THE SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA COASTS LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ820-222000-  
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
TODAY
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT LATE.  
 

 
 
ANZ915-222000-  
BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 38.5N WEST OF 69W-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 9 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
9 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 8 FT, BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT LATE.  
 

 
 
ANZ920-222000-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO  
250 NM OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS  
7 TO 13 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.   
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT LATE.  
 

 
 
ANZ905-222000-  
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO  
9 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FT.    
TUE
 
WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.   
WED
 
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
12 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
FRI
 
W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING  
6 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ910-222000-  
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 15 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.  
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT.  
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH  
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
WED
 
WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 11 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT, THEN BECOMING N TO  
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO  
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT, BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ825-222000-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT, THEN  
BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT, THEN BECOMING E  
TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT, THEN BUILDING TO 7  
TO 14 FT LATE.  
 

 
 
ANZ828-222000-  
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT, THEN  
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT, BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ925-222000-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
7 TO 14 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT, THEN W TO SW 10 TO 20  
KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO  
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.    
FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT, THEN TO 30 TO 40  
KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT, THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO 15 FT LATE.  
 

 
 
ANZ830-222000-  
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.  
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ833-222000-  
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT, THEN,  
BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT, BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS  
1 TO 3 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FT.    
FRI
 
E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT,  
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT LATE.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ930-222000-  
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
7 TO 12 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
9 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ835-222000-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUE
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
WED
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 4 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
12 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ935-222000-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
439 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 10 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO NW  
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO  
10 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT.  
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
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