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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
329 AM EST Tue Dec 12 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.

ANZ898-122000-
329 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A stationary front across the
northern Gulf of Maine will lift N early today. A strong low
pressure system will move from the lower Great Lakes to the
Canadian Maritimes today into Wed, while pulling a strong cold
front through the region. As the strong low moves farther north
into Canada Wed night, a weaker low pressure system will move
across the northern mid-Atlantic waters Thu, followed by another
low pressure system Fri into Fri night. Weak high pressure will
move into the waters Fri night into Sat, followed by a cold
front Sat night.

$$

ANZ800-122000-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
329 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE early,
then, increasing to SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Rain. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers and snow showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds less than 5 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ805-122000-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
329 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12 to
21 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 21 ft, subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft, subsiding to
6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ900-122000-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
329 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt
early, then, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft,
building to 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to
40 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft. Rain. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 15 to 22 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers and snow showers.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
11 to 18 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ810-122000-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
329 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt early,
then, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 13 to 21 ft.
Scattered snow showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft. Chance of snow.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N 10 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ815-122000-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
329 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, building
to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...W winds 35 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
Scattered showers and snow showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. Chance of snow.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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