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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
359 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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.

ANZ898-160815-
359 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure just off the
Virginia Capes will move NE and rapidly intensify tonight while
passing just S of the area, clearing E of the outer waters Sat.
A weak cold front will move S over the northern waters Sat, with
high pressure to follow for Sat night through Sun night. Weak low
pressure will move over the area from the W Monday, then pass E
of the waters Mon night. Cold front approaches from the NW Tue,
then passes across the area Tue night. High pressure gradually
builds behind the front Wed and Wed night.

$$

ANZ800-160815-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
359 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt
early, then becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ805-160815-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
359 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable early, then
becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain and chance of snow with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 9
to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds increasing to W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ900-160815-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
359 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE early, then
becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft. Scattered
snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. Scattered snow showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ810-160815-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
359 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt
early, then becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Snow
and rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ815-160815-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
359 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25
kt early, then becoming W 25 to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5
to 8 ft. Chance of SNOW and rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Winds increasing to S to SW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.



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