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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
337 AM EST Fri Dec 15 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.

ANZ898-152000-
337 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Weak high pressure over the
waters this morning moves quickly east ahead of a low which will
move northeast from off the North Carolina coast today. The low
strengthens from late this afternoon through tonight as it moves
northeast of the area by Saturday morning. A weak cold front will
move south over the northern waters Saturday, with high pressure
to follow for Saturday night and Sunday. Weak low pressure will
move over the area from the west Sunday night and Monday, with
another weak high in place Monday night. A cold front approaches
from the northwest Tuesday and moves through the waters from late
Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday night.

$$

ANZ800-152000-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
337 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Light
freezing spray in the morning.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
snow showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered snow showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ805-152000-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
337 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Rain and chance of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft. Scattered rain and snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft. Scattered snow showers.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ900-152000-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
337 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. Scattered snow showers.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Chance of snow north portion. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.SAT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered rain and
snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 18 ft. Scattered snow showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ810-152000-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
337 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt
early, then, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Rain.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ815-152000-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
337 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 7 to 11 ft. Chance of rain and snow
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Figurskey. Ocean Prediction Center.



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