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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 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.

ANZ898-232015-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A cold front approaching from
the W and NW early today will pass SE across the waters this
afternoon into early Thu. A weak low pres trough will move SE
over the waters later Thu and Thu night. A high pres ridge will
slowly build SE across the area Fri and Fri night, then persist
Sat through Sun night.

$$

ANZ800-232015-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt late.
Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft late. Showers and TSTMs.
Patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ805-232015-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft late. Showers and
TSTMs and areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs ending.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft.

$$

ANZ900-232015-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and Isolated TSTMs. Patchy fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.THU...Winds becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance
of showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Slight chance of showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ810-232015-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to W to SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs. Patchy fog. VSBY 1
nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas becoming 3
to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs ending.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ815-232015-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
430 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Showers and scattered
TSTMs with patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs ending.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.


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