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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
420 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 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.

ANZ898-032045-
420 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF
TO THE NE TODAY WHILE PULLING A TRAILING COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE
WATERS. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST LATE
TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT N OF THE AREA WED. A SERIES OF LOW
PRES CENTERS WILL PASS NE NEAR GEORGES BANK TUE INTO THU. ANOTHER
LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE THU...DRIFT NE TOWARDS
THE AREA THU NIGHT AND FRI...LIFT N ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT
INTO SAT WHILE WEAKENING...THEN DISSIPATE LATE SAT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE AREA LATE SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-032045-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
420 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ805-032045-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
420 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ900-032045-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
420 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ810-032045-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
420 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-032045-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
420 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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