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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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.

ANZ898-250845-
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W TONIGHT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA THU AS
STRONG LOW PRES PASSES WELL TO THE N. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD NE OVER THE REGION FRI AND SAT...THEN PASS S OF THE
WATERS SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL AGAIN BUILD E OVER
THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-250845-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...
HIGHEST NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

ANZ805-250845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ900-250845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ810-250845-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT BY
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT..N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ815-250845-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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