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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
959 PM EST SUN FEB 19 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.

ANZ898-201500-
959 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL PASS S
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY MON. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE NW LATER TONIGHT INTO MON
NIGHT...DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN
SHIFT SE OF THE REGION WED AND WED NIGHT AS A WEAK WARM FRONT
LIFTS NE OVER THE AREA. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
W THU...AND THEN CROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
STALL OVER THE FAR SRN PORTION EARLY FRI...AND THEN RETURN N AS
A WARM FRONT FRI AFTERNOON INTO FRI NIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE W.

$$

ANZ800-201500-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
959 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
S TO SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ805-201500-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
959 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT BECOMING 5 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ900-201500-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
959 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN S 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ810-201500-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
959 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-201500-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
959 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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