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FZNT21 KWBC 230257
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
957 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

ANZ898-231445-
957 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...HIGH PRES OVER QUEBEC WILL
SLOWLY MOVE OFF TO THE E TONIGHT AND TUE. WEAK LOW PRES OVER THE
SRN WATERS WILL MOVE N TONIGHT...DRIFT NE ALONG THE NEW JERSEY
COAST TUE THEN DISSIPATE TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA THU AS STRONG LOW PRES PASSES WELL TO THE
N. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD NE OVER THE REGION
FRI...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-231445-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
957 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ805-231445-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
957 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING 25
TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-231445-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
957 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

ANZ810-231445-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
957 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-231445-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
957 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY. OCCASIONAL RAIN. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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