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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
817 AM EST SAT FEB 25 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.

ANZ898-260315-
817 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W TODAY...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT AS A LOW TRACKS N ALONG THE FRONT. THE STRONG LOW WILL
THEN MOVE OFF THE NE SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM
THE W SUN...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW MON...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND
WEAKEN MON NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE. A WARM
FRONT WILL DEVELOP JUST S OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT...THEN LIFT NE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN
APPROACH FROM THE W WED NIGHT.


$$

ANZ800-260315-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
817 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 4
TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ805-260315-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
817 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ900-260315-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
817 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ810-260315-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
817 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ815-260315-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
817 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
WITH AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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