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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
321 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

ANZ898-130915-
321 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...LOW PRES WILL PASS SE OF THE
AREA TONIGHT AND SAT MORNING WHILE INTENSIFYING. THE LOW WILL
ACCELERATE NE SAT NIGHT AND SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS ACROSS THE
WATERS SAT THEN MOVE E OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT AND SUN AS STRONG
HIGH PRES BUILDS W OF THE AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT. A
STRONG LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW LATE MON NIGHT
AND TUE...THEN PASS JUST W THEN NW OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. A TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE AREA WED WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING INTO THE AREA WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-130915-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
321 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW EARLY. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF
SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 18 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 15 TO
27 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.

$$

ANZ805-130915-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
321 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...THEN
BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20
FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO
20 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 15 TO 30 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16
FT.

$$

ANZ900-130915-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
321 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 22 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14
TO 29 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 27 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ810-130915-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
321 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO
20 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE...S WINDS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 30 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15
FT.

$$

ANZ815-130915-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
321 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9
FT...THEN BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 29 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 13 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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