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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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.

ANZ898-190845-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Intensifying low pressure
centered about 150 nm SE of Cape Sable will move off to the E
this evening and tonight, while continuing to strengthen. A high
pressure ridge will move E over the waters this evening into
Mon, then shift E and SE of the area late Mon and Mon night.
Another low will pass N of the area Tue and Tue night. A third
low will pass N of the area Wed and Wed night, and pull a cold
front SE into the waters Wed night. The cold front will pass S of
the waters Thu and stall on Thu night. Another ridge will build
SE over the area Thu night, then move E across the waters Fri and
Fri night. The front will lift N as a warm front into the
southern waters Fri night.

$$

ANZ800-190845-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt
early, then backing to S. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Chance
of rain. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ805-190845-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming variable less
than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance
of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

$$

ANZ900-190845-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N less than
10 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ810-190845-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt
early, then becoming S to SE. Seas 6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 3 to
6 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ815-190845-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
320 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 4 to
7 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.


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