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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
342 PM EST THU FEB 23 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.

ANZ898-240845-
342 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE AREA FROM THE NW THIS EVENING...AND MOVE SE ACROSS THE N PORTION
LATER TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL ACROSS THE GULF OF MAINE
EARLY FRI...AND RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT LATE FRI. A STRONGER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W FRI NIGHT INTO SAT... THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD E TOWARDS THE REGION SUN...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NW MON...
AND PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION MON NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL
SLIDE E THROUGH THE AREA MON NIGHT INTO TUE...BEFORE ANOTHER WARM
FRONT LIFTS NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-240845-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
342 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ805-240845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
342 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...WINDS BACKING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6
FT...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ900-240845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
342 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WINDS BACKING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ810-240845-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
342 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT...THEN
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ815-240845-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
342 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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