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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
956 PM EST SUN FEB 26 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.

ANZ898-271515-
956 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW MON...THEN MOVE OVER THE AREA AND WEAKEN MON NIGHT. ANOTHER
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT...THEN
PASS E OF THE REGION TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE TUE INTO WED. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE W LATE WED...MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE
WATERS THU. THE ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL INTENSIFY NE OF
THE AREA THU INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS
JUST S OF THE WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-271515-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
956 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO
9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ805-271515-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
956 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SW.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ900-271515-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
956 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO W 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ810-271515-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
956 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ815-271515-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
956 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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