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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
917 AM EST Sun Feb 25 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.

ANZ898-260345-
917 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A warm front will lift N over
the waters today. Low pressure will form S of Long Island this
afternoon, then track NE across Georges Bank and the Gulf of
Maine tonight while pulling a cold front SE across the waters. A
high pressure ridge will build E across the waters Mon through
Tue night, then shift SE of the area late Wed. A weak low will
pass just NE of the waters Tue night into Wed, while pulling a
weak cold front over the area. The front will stall and weaken
over the waters Wed night. Another ridge will build just E of
the area Wed night, then shift E Thu and Thu night. A developing
low will approach the mid Atlantic coast later Thu, then move
offshore Thu night.

$$

ANZ800-260345-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
917 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ805-260345-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
917 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ900-260345-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
917 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ810-260345-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
917 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SE. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog and chance of rain with VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ815-260345-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
917 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Rain. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.


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