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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1038 AM EDT MON MAR 30 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.

ANZ898-310430-
1038 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE W EARLY TODAY...THEN PASS E OVER THE
AREA THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE SE
OVER THE WATERS EARLY TUE. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE FROM THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES TO JUST S OF LONG ISLAND LATER TUE...AND THEN
TRACK E ALONG 40N TUE NIGHT INTO WED AS IT CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E OVER THE REGION LATE WED INTO THU. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE INTO THE WATERS THU NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE W FRI...AND THEN REACH THE
COAST FRI NIGHT AS DEVELOPING LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE FRONT.

$$

ANZ800-310430-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
1038 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR NE PORTION TO 30
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ805-310430-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
1038 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST S. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
S.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ900-310430-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
1038 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
S. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN N
PORTION BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ810-310430-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
1038 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SW. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT LATE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ815-310430-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
1038 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION SHIFTING
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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