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FZNT21 KWBC 071445
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
945 AM EST WED DEC 7 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.

ANZ898-080245-
945 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE EXTENDING
INTO THE NRN WATERS WILL PERSIST TODAY INTO TONIGHT WHILE
GRADUALLY WEAKENING. A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER 180 NM S OF GEORGES
BANK WILL TRACK E TODAY INTO TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU
NIGHT. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W
FRI THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL REACH THE COAST SAT NIGHT...
MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM
FRONT LIFTS NE INTO THE WATERS.

$$

ANZ800-080245-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
945 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ805-080245-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
945 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-080245-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
945 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ810-080245-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
945 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING
7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT LATE...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ815-080245-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
945 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST S.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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