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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
326 AM EST Mon Dec 18 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.

ANZ898-182030-
326 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A high pressure ridge across
the waters will pass E of the area today. A weak low will pass E
across the Gulf of Maine late today and tonight. A cold front
will approach from the NW Tue, then pass SE across the area Tue
night, followed by a low pressure trough on Wed. Another ridge
will build offshore Wed night, slowly move E over the waters Thu
through Fri, then shift E of the area Fri night.

$$

ANZ800-182030-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
326 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW early.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Seas building to
8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds becoming 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6
to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ805-182030-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
326 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4
to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ900-182030-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
326 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to
14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds becoming 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds becoming 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8
ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ810-182030-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
326 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE early,
then, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds becoming 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ815-182030-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
326 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt early,
then, becoming W. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3
to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.


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