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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
331 PM EST SUN DEC 21 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.

ANZ898-220845-
331 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT
NE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND MON. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE N
ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST MON 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.

$$

ANZ800-220845-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
331 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ805-220845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
331 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 12 FT LATE.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ900-220845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
331 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ810-220845-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
331 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ815-220845-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
331 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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