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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
822 AM EST MON JAN 16 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.

ANZ898-170315-
822 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE DRIFTING SE
ACROSS THE WATERS WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA LATER TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE N PORTION
TONIGHT...STALL ACROSS THE SRN WATERS BY LATE TUE...THEN RETURN NE
AS A WARM FRONT TUE NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL FORM ON THE FRONT
LATE TUE NIGHT...TRACK SE ACROSS THE FAR SRN WATERS WED...THEN
MOVE OFF THE SE WED NIGHT INTO THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TOWARDS THE COAST LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE FRI...
THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-170315-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
822 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ805-170315-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
822 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-170315-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
822 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO W TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO NE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ810-170315-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
822 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN W PORTION
BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ815-170315-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
822 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...THEN S TO
SE 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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