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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
331 PM EST SUN FEB 14 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.

ANZ898-150845-
331 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
AND MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN 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 NEW ENGLAND COAST TUE NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE WATERS. WEAK LOW PRES
WILL MOVE E AND PASS JUST S OF THE AREA WED INTO WED NIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP SE OF THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT
AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE REGION. A STRONG HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COAST LATE FRI NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-150845-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
331 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING
TO SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ805-150845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
331 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SW AND DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT...HIGHEST S.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10
TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ900-150845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
331 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS EARLY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 22 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12
TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ810-150845-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
331 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BECOMING
2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST S. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W AND DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ815-150845-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
331 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT...HIGHEST SE.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST S.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W AND DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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