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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
818 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS FROM 25 NM
OFFSHORE TO THE HAGUE LINE...EXCEPT TO 1000 FM S OF NEW ENGLAND

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.

ANZ898-010400-
818 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT S
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA
LATE SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE LATE SUN
NIGHT AND RACE SE ACROSS THE WATERS EARLY MON. ASSOCIATED LOW
PRES ON THE FRONT WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE WATERS LATE MON INTO
MON NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W MON
NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE TUE...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. A
STRONG WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT
AND WED...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT MOVING OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-010400-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
818 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ805-010400-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
818 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST S.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT...HIGHEST S.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING W
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST S.

$$

ANZ900-010400-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
818 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING W
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ810-010400-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
818 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ815-010400-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
818 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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