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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
936 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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.

ANZ898-140300-
936 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...STRONG LOW PRES SE OF GEORGES
BANK WILL MOVE RAPIDLY NE AND INTENSIFY TODAY AND TONIGHT. A
WEAKER LOW OVER THE GULF OF MAINE WILL SLOWLY MOVE E WHILE
STRENGTHENING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND
TONIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE AREA TONIGHT AND
SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF
THE AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH
THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN PASS W AND NW OF THE AREA TUE AND
TUE NIGHT WHILE DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS WED AND MOVE INTO THE AREA WED
NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE REGION.

$$

ANZ800-140300-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
936 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION W TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. WINDS THEN BECOMING NW AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SW. SNOW AND LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY...THEN MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS BECOMING 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ805-140300-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
936 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AND INCREASING TO 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20
FT...HIGHEST S. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST S. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AND
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS BECOMING 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW AND DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ900-140300-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
936 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW AND INCREASING
TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
S. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21
FT...HIGHEST SE. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 17 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W AND DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ810-140300-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
936 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST S. SNOW. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT...
HIGHEST S. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND
CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY...THEN LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 25 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ815-140300-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
936 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE. SNOW. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT...
HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT...
BUILDING TO 16 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT...SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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