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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
926 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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.

ANZ898-061445-
926 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S
OF THE WATERS TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD
OFFSHORE TUE INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER LOW TRACKS NE OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT AND THEN DRIFTS E AND WEAKENS WED INTO
WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W THU. LOW
PRES WILL PASS JUST S OF THE AREA THU NIGHT AND WILL PULL THE
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION LATE THU NIGHT AND FRI. STRONG HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT
AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE AREA.

$$

ANZ800-061445-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
926 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ805-061445-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
926 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ900-061445-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
926 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ810-061445-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
926 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-061445-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
926 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...WINDS INCREASING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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