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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
949 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.

ANZ898-230300-
949 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 APPROACH FROM THE SW
TONIGHT AND DRIFT NE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE THEN DISSIPATE
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.

$$

ANZ800-230300-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
949 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

ANZ805-230300-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
949 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ900-230300-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
949 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING E 15 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ810-230300-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
949 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ815-230300-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
949 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.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 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W AND INCREASING TO 30 TO
40 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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