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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
815 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

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.

ANZ898-040330-
815 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE
ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W TODAY...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE
W FRI...MOVE OFFSHORE FRI NIGHT...THEN SHIFT S OF THE AREA SAT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...THEN
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-040330-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
815 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.

$$

ANZ805-040330-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
815 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW AND DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...BECOMING HIGHEST S. RAIN AND FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST S.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING N TO
NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N THROUGHOUT AND INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ900-040330-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
815 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING N TO NW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS EARLY.
.FRI...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING N TO
NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N THROUGHOUT AND INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ810-040330-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
815 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...BECOMING HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ815-040330-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
815 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...BECOMING HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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