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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
321 AM EST MON DEC 5 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.

ANZ898-052045-
321 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE AREA
WILL MOVE E OF THE WATERS TODAY WHILE WEAKENING. A DEVELOPING LOW
WILL PASS S OF THE WATERS LATE TODAY 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. LOW PRES WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA THU
NIGHT PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION LATE THU NIGHT AND
FRI. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AS
A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE AREA.

$$

ANZ800-052045-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
321 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...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
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

ANZ805-052045-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
321 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
EARLY...THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.

$$

ANZ900-052045-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
321 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

ANZ810-052045-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
321 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.TODAY...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

ANZ815-052045-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
321 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...WINDS INCREASING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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