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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
949 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south 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.

ANZ898-231530-
949 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A stationary front S of the
area will persist tonight, then lift back N across the waters as
a warm front Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will move
across the waters late Fri night into Sat, stall just S of the
area Sat night, then lift NE into the waters as a warm front Sun.
Developing low pressure will move NE along the coast and then
into the waters late Sun into Sun night while lifting the warm
front over the region. A cold front will move E across the
waters Sun night into Mon. A secondary cold front will pass SE
over the area Mon night while high pressure builds NE toward the
coast. Low pressure will pass N of the waters Mon and Mon night
as high pressure moves slowly E off the Mid Atlantic coast.

$$

ANZ800-231530-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
949 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas building to
3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to W 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ805-231530-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
949 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 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. Chance of rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming E to SE 25
to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7
ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ900-231530-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
949 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to S to SE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W
to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds diminishing to N 10 to 15 kt, then becoming E to
NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 6 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ810-231530-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
949 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to S to SE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W
15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain early.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas building
to 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming SE. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to SW 15 to 20 kt, then becoming W to
NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ815-231530-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
949 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NE 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to SW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.


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