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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
455 PM EDT THU MAR 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-
455 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS FRI. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AND
SAT...THEN STALL JUST S OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT. THE
FRONT WILL LIFT N OVER THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT AS A WARM
FRONT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE ALONG THE FRONT MON NIGHT AND
DISSIPATE. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE
SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA MON AND MON
NIGHT. LOW PRES AND A ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
AREA FROM THE W LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.


$$

ANZ800-240845-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
455 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ805-240845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
455 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ900-240845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
455 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ810-240845-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
455 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-240845-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
455 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...
THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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