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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
833 PM EST THU DEC 8 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.

ANZ898-091530-
833 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT JUST
OFFSHORE WILL QUICKLY PASS SE OF THE WATERS TONIGHT. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH SAT
WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. THE
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL REACH THE COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
SUN...THEN PASS NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE S. THE FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE FAR SRN
WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW PASSES E ALONG
THE FRONT. THE FRONT WILL THEN SHIFT S OF THE AREA AS A COLD FRONT
TUE...FOLLOWED BY A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDING OFFSHORE LATE TUE
INTO TUE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-091530-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
833 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO E 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ805-091530-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
833 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR S PORTION SW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION NE 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 11
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ900-091530-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
833 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR S PORTION SW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION NE 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ810-091530-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
833 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ815-091530-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
833 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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