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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
950 PM EST FRI FEB 12 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.

ANZ898-131715-
950 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...LOW PRES WILL PASS SE OF THE
AREA TONIGHT AND SAT MORNING WHILE MOVING QUICKLY NE AND
INTENSIFYING. THE LOW PRES WILL ACCELERATE NE SAT NIGHT AND SUN.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT THEN MOVE E OF THE
AREA SAT NIGHT AND SUN AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS W OF THE AREA.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE
AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT. A STRONG LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE
SW LATE MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS JUST W THEN NW OF THE AREA
TUE NIGHT WHILE DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. A TROUGH
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA WED WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING INTO THE
AREA WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-131715-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
950 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. WIDESPREAD SNOW.
.SAT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
AND WIDESPREAD SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 40 TO
55 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT...BECOMING 15 TO 27 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.

$$

ANZ805-131715-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
950 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20
FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 30
FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO
16 FT.

$$

ANZ900-131715-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
950 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 29 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO
27 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ810-131715-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
950 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS EARLY...THEN LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING SW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 30 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO
15 FT.

$$

ANZ815-131715-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
950 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FT...BECOMING 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS EARLY...THEN LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...BECOMING 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 29 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 13 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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