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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
331 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

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.

ANZ898-110830-
331 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE AREA. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE
EARLY SUN...THEN PASS E OVER THE WATERS LATER SUN INTO SUN NIGHT.
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA SUN NIGHT AND MON. A
DEVELOPING LOW WILL FORM OVER THE GULF OF MAINE MON
AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON AND MON NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT E OVER THE WATERS. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL
PASS E OVER THE AREA TUE...FOLLOWED BY A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVING E
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL
PASS S AND SE OF THE AREA LATE WED INTO THU...THEN ACCELERATE OFF
TO THE NE THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF TROUGHS WILL PASS SE OVER THE
AREA WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-110830-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
331 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 17
FT.

$$

ANZ805-110830-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
331 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT.

$$

ANZ900-110830-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
331 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 12 TO
18 FT.

$$

ANZ810-110830-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
331 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ815-110830-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
331 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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