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FZNT21 KWBC 160826
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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
326 AM EST Sat Dec 16 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.

ANZ898-162030-
326 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure near 40N 65W
will move NE toward Cape Race Newfoundland while rapidly
intensifying today. A cold front will move S over the northern
waters today, with high pressure to follow tonight through Sun
night. Weak low pressure will move over the area from the W
Monday, then pass E of the waters Mon night. A cold front
will approach from the NW Tue, then pass across the area Tue
night. High pressure will gradually build behind the front Wed
and Wed night.

$$

ANZ800-162030-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
326 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
5 to 9 ft. Chance of snow. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered snow showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13
ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13
ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ805-162030-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
326 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 8 to 14 ft. Chance of snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft, subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding
to 6 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ900-162030-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
326 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. Chance of rain and snow early.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft. Scattered snow
showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 30 to 35 kt. Seas
12 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ810-162030-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
326 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds becoming 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ815-162030-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
326 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft, subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...NW winds becoming 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8
ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.


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