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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
240 AM EST WED FEB 15 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.

ANZ898-152015-
240 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS TONIGHT WHILE A
DEVELOPING LOW TRACKS NE ALONG THE FRONT TO NEAR SW NOVA SCOTIA
BY THU MORNING. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE
NE LATER THU INTO FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TO THE COAST SAT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT. A
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN...THEN PASS SE
OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN
FROM THE W.

$$

ANZ800-152015-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
240 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO SE 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ805-152015-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
240 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO SE 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST S. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW TO W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


$$

ANZ900-152015-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
240 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ810-152015-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
240 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


$$

ANZ815-152015-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
240 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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