OPC Atlantic Voice Broadcast (VOBRA) Offshore Waters Forecast Areas

X

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

Updated: 1003 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Light
freezing spray. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E to NE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt.
Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 1003 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 26 ft. 
.MON...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 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: 1003 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas 13 to 22 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 1004 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE less than 5 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
Chance of rain. 
.FRI...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to
3 ft. Chance of rain. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. 
X

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

Updated: 1004 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt, increasing to 40 to 50 kt.
Seas 15 to 30 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 26 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 17 to 27 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 1004 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 27 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 1004 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 1004 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 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