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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
955 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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.

ANZ898-250300-
955 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BECOME
STATIONARY OVER THE GULF OF MAINE EARLY TODAY...AND THEN RETURN
N AS A WARM FRONT THIS AFTERNOON. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT AS A LOW PRES AREA PASSES N OVER
GEORGES BANK. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE REGION
SUN...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NW MON...AND PASS SE ACROSS THE
NE PORTION MON NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL SLIDE E THROUGH THE
AREA MON NIGHT INTO TUE...BEFORE A WARM FRONT LIFTS NE INTO THE
WATERS LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-250300-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
955 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BECOMING 3
TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ805-250300-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
955 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT...THEN S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ900-250300-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
955 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
AREAS OF FOG EARLY WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ810-250300-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
955 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ815-250300-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
955 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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