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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1108 AM EDT Wed May 23 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.

ANZ898-240315-
1108 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure centered near
41N 64W will move continue moving quickly NE today, pulling its
associated frontal boundary south of the area. A secondary cold
front will move south across the waters later tonight. High
pressure will build over the waters Thu, then shift south of the
area Thu night. A strong low pressure will pass north of the
waters Thu night into Fri, pulling a cold front towards the
northern zones Fri night. The front will slowly weaken and move S
into the waters Sat and Sat night, then stall along 40N Sun and
Sun night.

$$

ANZ800-240315-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
1108 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W, then, becoming S to
SW. Seas 1 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Slight
chance of showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ805-240315-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
1108 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Rain early, then areas of fog and chance of showers.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Areas of fog and slight chance of showers with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ900-240315-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
1108 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W, then, becoming
10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Slight chance of showers. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ810-240315-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
1108 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain early, then
chance of showers. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Slight chance of showers. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ815-240315-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
1108 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt, then, becoming
5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and slight chance
of TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Holley. Ocean Prediction Center.


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