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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
348 PM EST SAT FEB 13 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.

ANZ898-140830-
348 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...LOW PRES OVER THE EASTERN GULF
OF MAINE WILL SLOWLY MOVE E WHILE STRENGTHENING AND PULLING A COLD
FRONT OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
TOWARD THE AREA TONIGHT AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN
PASS W AND NW OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT WHILE DRAGGING A
STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S OF
THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT...AND THEN WILL STRENGTHEN E OF THE
AREA THU AND THU NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE
REGION.

$$

ANZ800-140830-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
348 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
AND CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY...THEN MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ805-140830-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
348 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...BUILDING
TO 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST S. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY EARLY...THEN
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11
TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ900-140830-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
348 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...BUILDING
TO 13 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 12 TO 16 FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8
TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ810-140830-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
348 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY...THEN
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY... THEN LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ815-140830-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
348 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...BECOMING 9 TO
17 FT...HIGHEST SE. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY. MODERATE FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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