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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
324 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south 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.

ANZ898-222015-
324 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A cold front currently over the
waters will pass SE of the region this morning, stall S of the
area this afternoon and tonight, then lift back N across the waters
as a warm front Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will move
across the waters late Fri night into Sat, stall just S of the
area Sat night, then lift NE into the waters as a warm front Sun.
Developing low pressure will move NE along the coast and then
into the waters late Sun into Sun night while lifting the warm
front over the region. A cold front will move E across the waters
Sun night into Mon. A secondary cold front will pass E over the
area Mon night while high pressure builds NE toward the coast.

$$

ANZ800-222015-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
324 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft. Chance of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...Winds veering to E 10 to 15 kt, then becoming SE. Seas 1 to 3
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W to
SW. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 15 to 20
kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
becoming 3 to 6 ft, then building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8
ft.

$$

ANZ805-222015-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
324 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain and
snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming SE 25
to 35 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to SW 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W to
NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.

$$

ANZ900-222015-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
324 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain and
snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to S to SE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W
15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NE 10 to 15 kt, then becoming E
to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds becoming 20 to 30 kt, then increasing to 25 to
35 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 6 ft, then building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to SW 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W 15
to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft.

$$

ANZ810-222015-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
324 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
Chance of rain.
.FRI...E winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming E to SE 10
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain early, then areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming NW 20
to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ815-222015-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
324 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E to NE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
Chance of rain.
.FRI...E winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming E to SE 10
to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft, then building to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20
kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W 10 to 15
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming NW 20
to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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