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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
351 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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.

ANZ898-052045-
351 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A LOW PRES CENTER WILL
APPROACH FROM THE S TODAY...PASS NE ACROSS THE ERN WATERS EARLY
TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATER TONIGHT INTO FRI WHILE
WEAKENING. ANOTHER WEAKER LOW WILL DEVELOP SW OF THE AREA OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...DRIFT NW TOWARDS THE DELMARVA PENINSULA
FRI...THEN MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...
THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW
STRENGTHENS NE OF THE AREA. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE MON AND THEN SHIFT E OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-052045-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
351 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

ANZ805-052045-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
351 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION FAR SE
PORTION S 5 TO 15 KT. WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT
THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-052045-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
351 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...
EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT EARLY. WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ810-052045-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
351 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ815-052045-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
351 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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