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FZNT22 KWBC 170902  
OFFNT2  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
 
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.  
 
ANZ899-172115-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS
 
STRONG LOW PRESSURE NEAR CAPE COD  
WILL SLOWLY MOVE E ACROSS GEORGES BANK TODAY, AND THEN WILL  
ACCELERATE NE AWAY FROM THE WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL  
BUILD E AROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING, THEN SHIFT E OF THE  
WATERS TODAY. A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE CENTERS WILL MOVE OFF THE  
SE COAST AND ALONG A PERSISTENT STATIONARY FRONT LATE TODAY  
THROUGH MON NIGHT. A SOMEWHAT STRONGER LOW WILL TRACK NE OVER THE  
SOUTHERN ZONES TUE AND TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER  
THESE WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE NORTHERN AREAS  
MON THROUGH TUE, AND THEN WILL SHIFT E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A  
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COAST WED AND WILL MOVE OFFSHORE  
WED NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ820-172115-  
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO  
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO  
6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ915-172115-  
BETWEEN 1000FM AND 38.5 N WEST OF 69 W-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SUN
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ920-172115-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO  
250 NM OFFSHORE-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
SUN
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING N TO NW.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.  
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ905-172115-  
EAST OF 69W TO THE HAGUE LINE BETWEEN 1000 FM AND 39N-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.    
SUN
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ910-172115-  
EAST OF 69W AND SOUTH OF 39N TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT, DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
9 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE
 
N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
8 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ825-172115-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
MON
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE LESS  
THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ828-172115-  
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ925-172115-  
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ830-172115-  
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ833-172115-  
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE.-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW, THEN,  
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ930-172115-  
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
SUN
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING E TO NE.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ835-172115-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE  
OF RAIN EARLY, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE
 
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
WED
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ935-172115-  
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
502 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING E TO NE, THEN,  
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN  
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY  
1 NM OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
WED
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO  
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
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