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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1000 AM EST WED MAR 4 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.

ANZ898-050300-
1000 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A COLD FRONT OVER THE FAR SE
WATERS WILL MOVE SE OF THE WATERS BY THIS AFTERNOON. STRONG HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW TONIGHT INTO FRI...THEN PASS
E THROUGH THE SRN WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW SAT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AS LOW PRES PASSES JUST N OF THE AREA.
A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE SE THROUGH THE REGION EARLY SUN.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES AREA WILL BUILD TO THE SW AND S OF THE REGION
SUN INTO SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-050300-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
1000 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ805-050300-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
1000 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
NE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-050300-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
1000 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ810-050300-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
1000 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BECOMING 7 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
CHANCE OF SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN TO LESS THAN 10
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-050300-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
1000 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
SLEET EARLY. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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