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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
344 AM EST TUE FEB 28 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.

ANZ898-282100-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DISSIPATE
OVER THE NRN GULF OF MAINE TODAY. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE EARLY TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY WED. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE WED...
MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA THU. AN
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA THU
INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS JUST S OF THE
WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT.
ANOTHER WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-282100-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...
HIGHEST SE. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ805-282100-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
S.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ900-282100-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 25 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14
TO 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.

$$

ANZ810-282100-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 15
FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ815-282100-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...HIGHEST SE. SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT...THEN BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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