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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
310 PM 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.

ANZ898-010845-
310 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT S
ACROSS THE WATERS 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 AREA TUE NIGHT INTO WED...FOLLOWED
BY A COLD FRONT PUSHING SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE WED INTO WED
NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD IN FROM THE W THU INTO THU
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-010845-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
310 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ805-010845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
310 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ900-010845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
310 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ810-010845-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
310 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.....DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ815-010845-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
310 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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