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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
341 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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.

ANZ898-232030-
341 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...HIGH PRES CENTERED S OF THE
WATERS WILL MOVE SE AWAY FROM THE AREA TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW TODAY...AND MOVE OVER THE NRN PORTION
TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL ACROSS THE N PORTION EARLY
FRI...AND RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT LATE FRI. A STRONGER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD E TOWARDS THE REGION SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS MON. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS S INTO THE
NRN PORTION MON NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS SE OF THE
AREA.

$$

ANZ800-232030-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
341 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT...THEN S TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ805-232030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
341 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-232030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
341 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ810-232030-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
341 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ815-232030-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
341 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT
FAR W PORTION BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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