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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
414 AM EST SAT FEB 18 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.

ANZ898-182000-
414 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER OVER
THE FAR NE GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE WILL MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE
TODAY...WHILE A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE PASSES E ACROSS THE WATERS.
A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE OVER THE WATERS TODAY WHILE A WEAK
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS
THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA SUN. A STRONG HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT INTO MON
NIGHT...DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN
SHIFT SE OF THE REGION WED AND WED NIGHT AS ANOTHER WARM FRONT
MOVES NE OVER THE WATERS.

$$

ANZ800-182000-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
414 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW EARLY...
THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

ANZ805-182000-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
414 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT EARLY...
THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ900-182000-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
414 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT BECOMING 5
TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ810-182000-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
414 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ815-182000-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
414 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW EARLY...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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