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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1030 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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.

ANZ898-260330-
1030 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure will slowly
approach from the SW this afternoon, accelerate N near the New
England coast tonight, then move inland toward northern Maine
Thu. The low will pull a warm front N into the region tonight,
then pull a cold front E over the waters Thu. A low pressure
trough will pass E through the waters later Thu and Thu night
before weak high pressure quickly moves E over the area Fri. Weak
low pressure will approach from the SW by Fri night, and move NE
over the area Fri night into early Sat as another cold front
approaches the waters from the NW. The cold front will move SE
over the area Sat night, followed by a secondary cold front late
Sun. High pressure will build SE over the eastern states Sun
night.

$$

ANZ800-260330-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
1030 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft. Rain and fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
Showers and scattered TSTMs, then rain. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Rain early,
then a chance of showers and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming S.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ805-260330-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
1030 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. Rain and fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
Showers and scattered TSTMs, then rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Chance of showers
and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.SAT...Winds veering to SW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

ANZ900-260330-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
1030 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Rain and fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16 ft.
Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...SW winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt, then becoming S to SE 5
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.

$$

ANZ810-260330-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
1030 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to
16 ft. Rain early, then showers and scattered TSTMs. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs, then rain and areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft. Chance of
showers and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to S 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...Winds diminishing to W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ815-260330-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
1030 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to
16 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Scattered TSTMs and scattered showers. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.FRI...SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to S to SW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 5
to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.


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