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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
300 PM EST THU FEB 26 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.

ANZ898-270830-
300 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS
JUST SE OF THE WATERS EARLY TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
OFFSHORE WILL PERSIST JUST N OF THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH FRI
NIGHT...DRIFT S ACROSS THE WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN SHIFT
SE OF THE AREA SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW SUN NIGHT AND PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS MON. ASSOCIATED LOW
PRES ON THE FRONT WILL INTENSIFY E OF THE WATERS LATE MON INTO MON
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W MON NIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE TUE...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT
WILL THEN LIFT NE INTO THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-270830-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
300 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

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

$$

ANZ805-270830-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
300 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-270830-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
300 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7
TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ810-270830-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
300 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ815-270830-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
300 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

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

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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