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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
323 AM EST SAT DEC 10 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.

ANZ898-102030-
323 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W TODAY INTO TONIGHT WHILE A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL REACH THE COAST LATER TONIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN
PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE INTO THE
SW PORTION LATE SUN NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON
WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW FORMS ON THE FRONT OVER THE GULF OF MAINE.
THE INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E MON
NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A WEAK
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST TUE...THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE AREA TUE NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
WATERS WED. INTENSIFYING LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT
JUST TO THE S AND SE OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-102030-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
323 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AND INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ805-102030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
323 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ900-102030-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
323 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ810-102030-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
323 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ815-102030-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
323 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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