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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
426 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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.

ANZ898-040845-
426 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT N OF THE AREA WED. A
SERIES OF LOW PRES CENTERS WILL PASS NE NEAR GEORGES BANK TUE INTO
THU. ANOTHER LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE
THU...DRIFT NE TOWARDS THE AREA THU NIGHT AND FRI...LIFT N ACROSS
THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT WHILE WEAKENING...THEN DISSIPATE
LATE SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE AREA
LATE SAT NIGHT...MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE
AREA SUN NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-040845-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
426 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WINDS INCREASING TO S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ805-040845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
426 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WINDS INCREASING TO S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT.

$$

ANZ900-040845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
426 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY. SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
5 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ810-040845-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
426 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ815-040845-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
426 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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