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OPC Atlantic Voice Broadcast (VOBRA) Offshore Waters Forecast Areas

X

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

Updated: 340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to
10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 11 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: 340 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less. 
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain. 
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE
10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 341 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
6 ft. Areas of fog and chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
X

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

Updated: 341 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 8 to
12 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 341 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 341 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
X

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

Updated: 341 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 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