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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
335 AM EST Wed Feb 21 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.

ANZ898-212030-
335 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A stationary front near the 
Maine coast this morning will lift N as a warm front early today.
A cold front will slowly approach from the W today, then move 
across the region tonight. The front will stall S of the waters 
Thu and Thu night, then lift back N across the waters as a warm 
front Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will move across the 
waters late Fri night into Sat, stall just S of the area Sat 
night, then lift NE across the waters as a warm front Sun. 
Developing low pressure will move NE along the coast and then
into the waters late Sun and Sun night while moving a warm front
over the region and then pulling a cold front across the area.


$$

ANZ800-212030-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
335 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...Winds becoming E 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-212030-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
335 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-212030-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
335 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Areas of
fog early. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less early. 
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming NE
10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5
to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-212030-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
335 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE
10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-212030-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
335 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain. 
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.FRI...E winds becoming 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas building
to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Rowland. Ocean Prediction Center.