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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1028 AM 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.

ANZ898-230300-
1028 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A high pres ridge across the
waters will shift SE of the area today. 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 E over the
waters later Thu and Thu night. Another ridge will build SE into
the area Fri and Fri night, then persist Sat and Sat night.

$$

ANZ800-230300-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
1028 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

$$

ANZ805-230300-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
1028 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 7 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. TSTMs and scattered
showers. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 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.

$$

ANZ900-230300-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
1028 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

$$

ANZ810-230300-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
1028 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas becoming 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.THU...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 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.

$$

ANZ815-230300-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
1028 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 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
1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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