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FZNT21 KWBC 200805
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
305 AM EST SAT DEC 20 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.

ANZ898-202015-
305 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E
TOWARD THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS NE OVER THE WATERS
SUN THROUGH TUE. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL FORM OFF THE SOUTH
CAROLINA COAST SUN NIGHT...DRIFT N OVER THE MID ATLC WATERS NEAR
THE COAST MON THROUGH TUE...THEN WEAKEN AS IT MOVES ALONG THE NEW
JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE
REGION WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND
APPROACH THE REGION WED...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE SW WATERS
WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-202015-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
305 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 35 TO 45 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ805-202015-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
305 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

ANZ900-202015-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
305 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ810-202015-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
305 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

ANZ815-202015-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
305 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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