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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
948 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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.

ANZ898-130300-
948 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A stationary front across the
northern Gulf of Maine will lift N this morning. A strong low
pressure system will move from the eastern Great Lakes to the
Canadian Maritimes today into Wed, while pulling a strong cold
front through the region. As the strong low moves farther north
into Canada Wed night, a weaker low pressure system will move
across the northern mid-Atlantic waters Thu, followed by another
low pressure system Fri into Fri night. Weak high pressure will
move into the waters later Fri night into Sat, followed by a
cold front Sat night.

$$

ANZ800-130300-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
948 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain, then showers
and scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt, then increasing to 20 to 30 kt late. Seas 8 to 13 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Rain and a chance of TSTMs early, then
scattered rain and snow showers.
.WED...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft. Scattered showers and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of
snow showers.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ805-130300-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
948 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. Rain and scattered TSTMs developing.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs. Chance of snow
showers late.
.WED...W winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12 to
21 ft. Scattered showers and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered
snow showers.
.THU...W to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 14 ft, then to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...W winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to
11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ900-130300-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
948 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Chance of showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to
40 kt. Seas building to 8 to 15 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft.
Scattered rain and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Scattered
snow showers.
.THU...W winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming N to NW
10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8
to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to SW
5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
8 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ810-130300-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
948 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Areas of rain and scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 13 to 21 ft.
Scattered rain and snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 13 to 21 ft, subsiding to 10 to 18 ft. Chance of snow.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ815-130300-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
948 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and a slight
chance of TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building
to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs early,
then scattered snow showers.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
Scattered snow showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft, subsiding to 9 to 16 ft. Chance of snow.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...winds becoming N 5 to 10 kt, then N to NW 10 to 20
kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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