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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
926 PM EST SUN DEC 4 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.

ANZ898-051500-
926 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE NEAR THE
COAST WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA MON
WHILE WEAKENING. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S OF THE WATERS LATE
MON INTO TUE. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE
TUE INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER LOW TRACKS NE TO OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT AND THEN DRIFTS E AND WEAKENS WED INTO WED
NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W THU.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO
EARLY FRI AND PULL THE FRONT SE OVER THE AREA. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE AREA.

$$

ANZ800-051500-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
926 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ805-051500-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
926 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

ANZ900-051500-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
926 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

ANZ810-051500-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
926 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO N 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.

$$

ANZ815-051500-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
926 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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