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FZNT21 KWBC 171505
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 17 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.

ANZ898-180315-
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT OVER THE
CENTRAL PORTION WILL DRIFT S AND STALL ACROSS FAR SRN WATERS LATER
TODAY...THEN RETURN NE AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW
WILL FORM ON THE FRONT OVER THE SW PORTION LATER TONIGHT...TRACK
SE AND PASS JUST S OF THE WATERS WED...THEN MOVE OFF THE SE WED
NIGHT INTO THU WHILE INTENSIFYING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TOWARDS THE COAST THU AFTERNOON AND THU NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL PASS WELL S THEN SE OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT
NIGHT...WHILE HIGH PRES SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE N.

$$

ANZ800-180315-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ805-180315-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

ANZ900-180315-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E 10 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ810-180315-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST S.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ815-180315-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
1005 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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