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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
936 AM EST Fri Feb 16 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.

ANZ898-170215-
936 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Developing low pressure will 
pass just N and then NE of the waters today, while pulling a 
strong cold front SE across the waters. A low pres trough will 
move S across the waters tonight. Strong high pressure will build
E toward the coast tonight, cross the waters Sat, then shift E 
of the waters Sat night. Developing low pressure will approach 
the waters from the SW Sat night, and track NE across Georges 
Bank Sun. Another high pressure will build E across the waters 
late Sun and Sun night, shift E of the area Mon, and continue off
to the E Mon night. Another cold front will slowly approach the 
lower Great Lakes Tue and Tue night. 

$$

ANZ800-170215-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
936 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 
ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming variable less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 2 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-170215-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
936 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 12 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-170215-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
936 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas
of fog and chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 10 to 12 
ft. Chance of rain. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE less than 10 kt.
Seas 9 to 12 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-170215-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
936 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft, subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-170215-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
936 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft. Rain.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.