OPC Atlantic Voice Broadcast (VOBRA) Offshore Waters Forecast Areas

X

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

Updated: 325 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt
early, then, becoming E. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance of
showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...E winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming SE. Seas 13 to 22 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
X

Georges Bank from the Northeast Channel to the Great South Channel, including waters east of Cape Cod to the Hague Line

Updated: 325 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Slight chance
of showers with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. Rain with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
X

South of New England from the Great South Channel to Hudson Canyon, including the waters south of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket Island out to 1000 fm

Updated: 325 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Slight chance
of showers with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or
less. 
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Rain with vsby
1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
X

Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon including the waters west of 39.3N 71.9W...SW to 37.7N 72.9W

Updated: 340 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers with vsby 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers, tstms
and areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
X

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

Updated: 340 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable early,
then, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Rain.
Scattered showers and tstms. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
X

Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon out to 36N 70W to 34N 71W

Updated: 340 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to
35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
X

Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear out to 34N 71W to 32N 73W

Updated: 340 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
X

Cape Fear to 31N out to 32N 73W to 31N 74W

Updated: 340 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 



  • Below is a map of the Array Voice Broadcast (VOBRA) Offshore Waters Forecast. Clicking on a zone will display the forecast for that area.
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line Georges Bank South of New England Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line South of 1000 FM Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear Cape Fear to 31N Atlantic Cape Fear to 31N out to 32N 73W to 31N 74W zone map