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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
933 PM EST Sun Dec 17 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.

ANZ898-181530-
933 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
build offshore and pass E across the waters tonight into Mon. A
weak low will pass E across the Gulf of Maine late Mon and Mon
night. A cold front will approach from the NW Tue, then pass SE
across the area Tue night, followed by a low pressure trough on
Wed. Another ridge will build offshore Wed night, slowly move E
over the waters Thu through Fri, then shift E of the area Fri
night.

$$

ANZ800-181530-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
933 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to
5 ft. Light freezing spray.
.MON...SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft. Chance of snow.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3
to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ805-181530-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
933 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
5 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Chance of rain.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ900-181530-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
933 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to
15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds becoming 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5
to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ810-181530-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
933 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ815-181530-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
933 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
Chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 10 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
becoming 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.


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