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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
316 PM EST SAT JAN 31 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.

ANZ898-010830-
316 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER S OF
NOVA SCOTIA WILL MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT INTO SUN. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS NE
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W SUN NIGHT...PASS NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO EARLY
MON NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TUE...THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W
WED...MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU.
STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD IN FROM THE W LATE THU INTO THU
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-010830-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
316 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN
BECOMING N TO NW 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ805-010830-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
316 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT
LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
BECOMING S TO SW 35 TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT
LATE. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 14 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE...HIGHEST
SE.

$$

ANZ900-010830-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
316 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 17 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...
EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING S 35 TO 50 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT LATE. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO
45 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 24 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ810-010830-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
316 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 14 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT LATE. CHANCE
OF SNOW AND RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO
20 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 11 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ815-010830-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
316 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 11 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS  BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT LATE...HIGHEST
SE.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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