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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
821 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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.

ANZ898-121530-
821 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...LOW PRES E OF THE AREA WILL
MOVE OFF TO THE E TONIGHT WHILE PULLING A LOW PRES TROUGH SE
ACROSS THE WATERS. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI.
ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI NIGHT...PASS E OF THE WATERS
WHILE INTENSIFYING SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT NIGHT INTO
SUN WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON INTO MON
NIGHT. A STRONG LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW TUE...THEN PASS NW
OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE.

$$

ANZ800-121530-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
821 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
13 TO 21 FT.

$$

ANZ805-121530-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
821 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST S. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18
FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN
BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 27 FT.

$$

ANZ900-121530-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
821 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST S. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT...
THEN BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
15 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16
TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
20 TO 26 FT.

$$

ANZ810-121530-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
821 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
15 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 27 FT.

$$

ANZ815-121530-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
821 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
15 FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING
TO 13 TO 22 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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