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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
337 AM 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.

ANZ898-222030-
337 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT
NE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE N ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS TODAY INTO TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST
TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED
NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE AREA THU.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD NE TOWARD THE REGION LATE THU AND THU
NIGHT...AND PASS E OVER THE WATERS FRI. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT E OF
THE AREA FRI NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

$$

ANZ800-222030-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
337 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 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.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ805-222030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
337 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ900-222030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
337 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ810-222030-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
337 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ815-222030-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
337 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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