Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZNT21 KWBC 262001
OFFNT1

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
301 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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.

ANZ898-270900-
301 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRES
CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE S TONIGHT...DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS
THE WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE WED INTO
WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING AND PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS
SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
WED NIGHT...THEN DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER WITH A COLD
FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. THE STRONG
LOW WILL THEN MOVE NE OF THE AREA SAT INTO SAT NIGHT...WHILE
STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

$$

ANZ800-270900-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
301 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO NE 40 TO 55
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 24 FT LATE. CHANCE OF
SNOW AND RAIN. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...DIMINISHING TO 40 TO 55 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 18 TO 31 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...BECOMING N 35 TO 50 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 20 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ805-270900-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
301 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO NE 45 TO 60
KT...THEN OVER FAR S PORTION BECOMING S TO SE 35 TO 45 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT. SNOW AND RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 35 TO 50 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 18 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST N. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ900-270900-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
301 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT...
THEN OVER FAR S PORTION BECOMING S TO SE 35 TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 16 TO 24 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S 35 TO 45 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 17 TO
27 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 21
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21
FT.

$$

ANZ810-270900-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
301 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO NE 45 TO 60 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 24 FT. RAIN AND SNOW WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 40 TO 55 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 30 TO
40 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 16 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
18 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 16 FT LATE...HIGHEST
SE.

$$

ANZ815-270900-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
301 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO NE 45 TO 60
KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 50 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF
SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT
LATE...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 11 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.