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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
823 PM EST MON FEB 20 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.

ANZ898-211545-
823 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE NW TONIGHT...DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE
AND TUE NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE REGION WED INTO WED NIGHT
AS A WEAK WARM FRONT LIFTS NE ACROSS NEW ENGLAND. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU...MOVE INTO THE WATERS THU
NIGHT...STALL OVER THE AREA FRI...THEN RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT
FRI NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SAT...
THEN SWEEP OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-211545-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
823 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20
TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ805-211545-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
823 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 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 SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ900-211545-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
823 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ810-211545-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
823 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ815-211545-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
823 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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