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FZNT22 KWBC 022024
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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

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.

ANZ899-030845-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front will move slowly S
across the area tonight while developing low pressure tracks E
along the boundary. The front will stall over the N portion Mon
into Tue as another low develops along the boundary off of the
Mid-Atlantic coast. This second low will then move slowly NE
across the waters Tue night through Wed night while gradually
weakening, and will pass E of the waters Thu and Thu night. High
pressure N of the region will shift NE of the area tonight.
Another high will build NW and N of the area Sun into Tue, then
shift NE of the region Wed into Thu night. A cold front will
approach the inner waters Fri and Fri night.

$$

ANZ820-030845-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Chance of rain
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.MON...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of rain with
vsby 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of
showers, then chance of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15
ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas subsiding
to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ915-030845-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 15 to 20 ft. Chance
of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft. Chance of
showers, then chance of rain.
.TUE...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming NE.
Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ920-030845-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers early, then rain.
.MON...E to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12 to 21 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming E to NE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then
becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...Winds shifting to N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7
to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ905-030845-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers early, then rain.
.MON...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ910-030845-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9
to 16 ft. Scattered showers early, then rain.
.MON...NE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming E. Seas becoming 13 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft.
Chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
S to SW. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ825-030845-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10
to 17 ft. Chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.MON...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 13 to 20 ft. Rain
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
Rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ828-030845-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt, then
increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Rain.
.TUE...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14
ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds becoming 5 to 15 kt, then diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-030845-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 13 to 20 ft.
Scattered showers with vsby 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
becoming 11 to 19 ft. Rain, then scattered showers.
.TUE...Winds backing to W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to
16 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ830-030845-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds becoming 20 to 30 kt, then increasing to 25 to 35
kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft. Scattered showers, then chance of
rain.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
Chance of showers.
.TUE...NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to
17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14
ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds becoming 10 to 15 kt, then diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ833-030845-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming N 25
to 35 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 9 ft, then building to 9 to 14 ft.
Scattered showers, then chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.
Chance of showers.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15
kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ930-030845-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers early.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming
W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13
ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ835-030845-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11
ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE...N winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to
13 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11
ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ935-030845-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
424 PM EDT Sun Oct 2 2022

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...N to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.


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