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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
429 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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.

ANZ898-230815-
429 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A cold front will approach
from the NW tonight, then pass SE across the waters Wed into
early Thu. A weak low pres trough will move SE over the waters
later Thu and Thu night. A high pres ridge will slowly build SE
across the area Fri and Fri night, then persist Sat through Sun
night.

$$

ANZ800-230815-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
429 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ805-230815-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
429 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5
to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

$$

ANZ900-230815-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
429 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5
to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then
becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Showers and TSTMs. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ810-230815-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
429 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ815-230815-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
429 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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