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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
947 PM EST FRI FEB 27 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.

ANZ898-281600-
947 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL
SLOWLY BUILD E OVER THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT... THEN
PASS SE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE COAST
SUN NIGHT AND PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS MON. ASSOCIATED LOW PRES
ON THE FRONT WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE WATERS LATER 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 WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT
AND WED...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT MOVING OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-281600-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
947 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ805-281600-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
947 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST S.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING NW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST S.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 16 FT...HIGHEST S.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12
TO 20 FT...HIGHEST S.

$$

ANZ900-281600-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
947 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
14 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ810-281600-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
947 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING NW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT...
HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ815-281600-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
947 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 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. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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