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000 AGNT40 KWNM 021842 MIMATN MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N ATLANTIC OCEAN NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 142 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 .FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT .WEATHER FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN W OF 50W FROM 30N TO 50N. INTENSIFYING LOW WAS SE OF NOVA SCOTIA EARLY THIS AFTN WITH A CD FNT TRAILING SWD INTO THE SRN MID ATLC WTRS. AN ASCAT PASS FM 15Z HAD A SWATH OVR ERN SECTIONS OF THE SRN NEW ENGLAND WTRS INTO THE ERN AREAS OF NRN MID ATLC WTRS. STGST SWLY FLW INADVOF CD FNT SHOWED WINDS TO 45 KT E OF THE NRN OFFSHR WTRS INVOF 40N/63W WITH WINDS TO 35 KT CLOSER TO THE OFFSHR WTRS. ELSW OVR THE ERN NEW ENGLAND INTO THE NRN MID ATLC WTRS WINDS WERE TO 25 KT BEHIND THE CD FNT. AT 18Z GALES LIKELY OCCURRING THRU MOST OF THE NRN OFFSHR WTRS OF NEW ENGLAND INTO THE MID ATLC WTRS WITH WINDS TO 40 KT LATER THIS AFTN AND EARLY TNGT. GALES SHIFT E OF THE WTRS SHORTLY AFT MIDNIGHT AS STG HIGH PRES RDG BUILDS INTO WTRS...THEN ACROSS THE WTRS TUE. WM FNT LIFTS OVR THE MID ATLC WTRS TUE AND INTO THE NEW ENGLAND WTRS TUE TNGT INTO WED. MDLS RMN CONSISTENT FM EARLIER AND PLAN TO CONT TO FAVOR THE GFS 10M WINDS WITH S TO SWLY FLW WITH GALES OVR MUCH OF THE MID ATLC WTRS INTO THE NEW ENGLAND WTRS INADVOF APPROACHING CD FNT. MDLS CONT TO NOT BE WELL DEFINED WITH LOW PRES THAT DVLPS ON THE CD FNT THAT MOVS S INTO THE NRN MID ATLC WTRS LATE WED. MDLS RMN CONSISTENT WITH TRACKING WK LOW PRES CNTRS ALG THE FNT OVR THE NRN MID ATLC WED NGT AND THU. PLAN TO USE GFS MDL AND USE 30M WINDS N OF THE FNT AND OVR THE NW QUAD OF LOW AND 10M WINDS S OF THE LOW AND CD FNT. AS THE STG HIGH PRES BUILDS E OVR THE WTRS THU NGT INTO FRI WL USE 30M GFS WINDS INTO FRI MRNG...THEN USE 10M WINDS THEREAFT AS HIGH PRES WKNS. BY SAT AND SAT NGT GFS/UKMET/GEM MDLS ARE IN AGRMT WITH SRN STREAM SHRTWV AND LOW PRES DVLPG ALG 30N OVR THE OFFSHR WTRS AND TRACKING E OF THE AREA SAT NGT. THE GFS/GEM ARE STGR WITH THE DVLPMT...ALTHO WITH STGST WINDS OCCURING OVR THE ERN AREAS OF THE WTRS. .SEAS...AT 18Z THE WWIII/ECMWF WAM ARE IN DECENT AGRMT WITH OBS SEAS ACRS THE OFFSHR AREAS. PLAN TO CONT TO BLEND 50/50 12Z WWIII/ECMWF WAM THRU THE FCST PD WITH SEAS IN DECENT AGRMT. .EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A. .WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY. .NT1 NEW ENGLAND WATERS... .ANZ800...GULF OF MAINE... GALE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. .ANZ805...GEORGES BANK WEST OF 68W... GALE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. GALE WED. .ANZ900...GEORGES BANK EAST OF 68W... GALE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. GALE TUE NIGHT INTO WED. .ANZ810...SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND... GALE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. .ANZ815...SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND... GALE TODAY. .NT2 MID ATLC WATERS... .ANZ820...HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON... GALE TODAY. .ANZ915...HUDSON CANYON TO THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL... GALE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. GALE TUE NIGHT INTO WED. .ANZ920...BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL... GALE TODAY. GALE TUE NIGHT INTO WED. GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU. .ANZ905...THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL TO THE HAGUE LINE... GALE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. GALE TUE NIGHT INTO WED. .ANZ910...EAST OF THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND SOUTH OF 39N... GALE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. GALE TUE NIGHT INTO WED. GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU. .ANZ825...INNER WATERS FROM BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT... GALE TODAY. GALE TUE NIGHT INTO WED. GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU. .ANZ828...INNER WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT... GALE TUE NIGHT INTO WED. GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. .ANZ925...OUTER WATERS FROM BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON... GALE TODAY. GALE TUE NIGHT INTO WED. GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. .ANZ830...INNER WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS... GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. .ANZ833...INNER WATERS FROM CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR... GALE POSSIBLE THU INTO THU NIGHT. .ANZ930...OUTER WATERS FROM HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR... GALE POSSIBLE THU INTO THU NIGHT. .ANZ835...INNER WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR TO 31N... GALE POSSIBLE THU NIGHT. .ANZ935...OUTER WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR TO 31N... GALE POSSIBLE THU NIGHT. $$ .FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

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