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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
334 PM EST Sun Dec 17 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.

ANZ898-180845-
334 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
build offshore this evening, then pass E over the waters tonight
into Mon. A weak low will pass E across the Gulf of Maine late
Mon and Mon night. Another 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, then move E over the waters Thu through Fri night.

$$

ANZ800-180845-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
334 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Light freezing spray.
.MON...SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. Chance of snow.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft, building
to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ805-180845-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
334 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Chance of rain.
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ900-180845-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
334 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ810-180845-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
334 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

$$

ANZ815-180845-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
334 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
Chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to 6
ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.


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