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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
921 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.

ANZ898-180400-
921 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A strong high pressure ridge 
will move E across the waters today, then shift E of the waters 
tonight. Rapidly intensifying low pressure will move NE and pass 
S of the area tonight, pass just SE of Georges Bank early Sun, 
then move off to the E later Sun. Another ridge will move E over
the waters late Sun into Mon, shift E and SE of the area late 
Mon and Mon night. Low pressure will pass N of the area Tue and
Tue night. A third low will pass N of the area Wed and Wed night,
pulling an associated cold front SE into the waters Wed night. 

$$

ANZ800-180400-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
921 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Light
freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 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...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 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 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. 

$$

ANZ805-180400-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
921 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to
30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT and 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. 

$$

ANZ900-180400-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
921 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 13 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 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 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 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-180400-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
921 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Chance of rain. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 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 5 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 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-180400-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
921 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
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 Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.