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FZNT21 KWBC 170830
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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
330 AM EST Sat Feb 17 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.

ANZ898-172045-
330 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A low pressure trough will 
move S across the waters early today. Strong high pressure will 
build E across the waters today, then shift E of the waters
tonight. Rapidly intensifying low pressure will approach the 
waters from the SW tonight, and track NE near Georges Bank early
Sun. Another high pressure will build E across the waters late 
Sun and Sun night, shift E of the area Mon, and continue SE of
the region Mon night. Another cold front will slowly approach 
from the NW Tue through Wed, and move offshore Wed night. 

$$

ANZ800-172045-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
330 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to N 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. Light freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...Winds shifting to S to SE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E to
SE. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Winds backing to N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Snow
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...Winds shifting to S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 25 kt, then becoming SW.
Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ805-172045-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
330 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 25 to 35 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to N to NW 35 to 45 kt, then becoming NW 15
to 25 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...Winds becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to 5 to
8 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.

$$

ANZ900-172045-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
330 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to N 35 to 45 kt, then becoming NW 20 to 30
kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.

$$

ANZ810-172045-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
330 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt early, then
becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to
7 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to NW 30 to 40 kt, then diminishing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...Winds becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ815-172045-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
330 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.