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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
935 AM EST SUN DEC 21 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.

ANZ898-220330-
935 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE WATERS TODAY...THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND
MON. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE N ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST MON INTO
TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE AREA LATE WED NIGHT INTO THU.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD NE TOWARD THE REGION LATE THU AND THU
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-220330-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
935 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT LATE.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO W 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

ANZ805-220330-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
935 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ900-220330-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
935 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12
FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SW 35 TO 45 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ810-220330-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
935 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ815-220330-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
935 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W
25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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