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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
309 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

ANZ898-212030-
309 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE WATERS TODAY...THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND
MON. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE N ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST MON INTO
TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE AREA LATE WED NIGHT INTO THU.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD NE TOWARD THE REGION LATE THU AND THU
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-212030-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
309 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ805-212030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
309 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ900-212030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
309 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

$$

ANZ810-212030-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
309 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ815-212030-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
309 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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