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FZNT21 KWBC 290830
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
430 AM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

ANZ898-292030-
430 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...LOW PRES ABOUT 60 NM S OF
NANTUCKET WILL MOVE NE NEAR GEORGES BANK TODAY...AND THEN PASS
SLOWLY E OF THE AREA LATER TODAY INTO THU NIGHT WHILE RAPIDLY
INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT
AND THU...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI
NIGHT...AND TRACK E NEAR THE S WATERS SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE WATERS SUN AND MOVE SE ACROSS THE
AREA SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-292030-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
430 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ805-292030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
430 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ900-292030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
430 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO N TO NE 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ810-292030-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
430 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE. AREAS OF FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-292030-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
430 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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