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FZNT21 KWBC 280828
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
328 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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.

ANZ898-282030-
328 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL
SLOWLY BUILD E OVER THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF
THE AREA LATE SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST SUN NIGHT
AND PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS EARLY MON. ASSOCIATED LOW PRES ON
THE FRONT WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE WATERS LATER MON INTO MON
NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W MON
NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE TUE...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. A
STRONG WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT
AND WED...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT MOVING OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-282030-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
328 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ805-282030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
328 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

ANZ900-282030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
328 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W 30 TO 40
KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT THEN INCREASING
TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ810-282030-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
328 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ815-282030-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
328 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO 10
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN TO VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING TO S
TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 15 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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