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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 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.

ANZ898-261445-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT EXTENDING
S FROM NEW ENGLAND TO NEAR LONG ISLAND WILL PUSH E ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT. LOW PRES NEAR 40N 68W OR ABOUT 150 NM SE OF CAPE
COD EARLY TONIGHT...WILL CROSS GEORGES BANK AHEAD OF THE FRONT
AND REACH NOVA SCOTIA BY EARLY SUN. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE W SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW MON...THEN MOVE
OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN MON NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE. A
WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP JUST S OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT AND LIFT
NE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
THU...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA THU NIGHT WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW
INTENSIFIES NE OF THE AREA.

$$

ANZ800-261445-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT EARLY...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN N
PORTION BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...
HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ805-261445-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ900-261445-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.SUN...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON... WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ810-261445-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. WINDS
TO 35 KT OR HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING LATE.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ815-261445-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...SHIFTING WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. WINDS
TO 35 KT OR HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS ENDING FROM W TO E.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO W TO NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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