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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
425 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 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.

ANZ898-020815-
425 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
WATERS WILL SHIFT E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT
NE INTO THE WATERS EARLY MON. A DEVELOPING LOW ON THE WARM FRONT
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE GULF OF MAINE LATE MON INTO EARLY MON
NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATER MON NIGHT INTO TUE WHILE
PULLING A TRAILING COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A WEAK HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST TUE NIGHT AND THEN WEAKEN
WED. A SERIES OF LOW PRES CENTERS WILL TRACK NE NEAR GEORGES BANK
TUE INTO THU. ANOTHER LOW WILL THEN DEVELOP NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST THU NIGHT...AND WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI AND FRI
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-020815-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
425 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...
THEN...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
E. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ805-020815-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
425 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF
FOG EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-020815-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
425 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT...HIGHEST S. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.
.WED...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.

$$

ANZ810-020815-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
425 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-020815-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
425 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...
HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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