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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
329 PM EST MON DEC 22 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.

ANZ898-230845-
329 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES
CENTERED OVER QUEBEC WILL SLOWLY MOVE OFF TO THE E TONIGHT AND
TUE. WEAK LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW TONIGHT...DRIFT NE
ALONG THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE THEN DISSIPATE TUE NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA THU AS STRONG LOW PRES
PASSES WELL TO THE N. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD NE
OVER THE REGION FRI...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS SAT. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-230845-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
329 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST SW.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ805-230845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
329 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ900-230845-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
329 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ810-230845-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
329 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ815-230845-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
329 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. OCCASIONAL RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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