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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
939 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south 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.

ANZ898-090245-
939 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A weak high pressure ridge
will build E over the waters today, then dissipate tonight. Low
pressure will develop S of the area later tonight, track NE and
intensify across the area Sat and Sat night, then move NE into
the Canadian Maritimes and away from the region late Sat night
into Sun. A weak high pressure ridge will build E toward the
waters Sun, and cross the waters Sun night into early Mon as weak
low pressure passes just N of the waters with an associated
trough passing E over the region. Developing low pressure will
approach the region from the W Mon night and Tue, and move NE
over the area Tue night.

$$

ANZ800-090245-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
939 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming SW
5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft, and then to 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14
ft. Rain.
.SUN...Winds becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ805-090245-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
939 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
N to NE. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Rain developing.
.SAT...NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 8 to 12 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then
becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 18 ft. Rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...W winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 15 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...Winds becoming S to SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to
4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ900-090245-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
939 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, subsiding
to 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
N to NE. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Rain developing.
.SAT...NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 8 to 12 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 30 to 40 kt early, then becoming
W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 21 ft. Rain. VSBY 1
nm or less.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...Winds becoming S to SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ810-090245-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
939 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Rain developing.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt, then becoming
N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.SAT...NE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft,
building to 8 to 12 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas becoming 8 to 16 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...W winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14
ft.
.MON...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then
becoming variable. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ815-090245-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
939 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain
late.
.TONIGHT...W winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt, then becoming N to
NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. Areas of rain.
.SAT...NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to
8 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...W winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12
ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then
becoming S. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds increasing to N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.



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