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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
426 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 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.

ANZ898-262015-
426 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure over southern New
England early this morning will track N and NE to northern Maine
this afternoon, and then pass well N of the waters by tonight.
The low will pull a pair of cold fronts E and SE over the waters
today into tonight. A weak high pressure ridge will pass quickly
NE over the area early Fri. Weak low pressure will approach from
the SW and reach Long Island by late Fri, Cape Cod Fri night and
eastern Maine early Sat. The low will pull a weak cold front E
over the waters Fri night into Sat. A series of cold fronts will
cross the waters Sat night into early Mon as the low stalls over
Maine. A large high pressure area will build to the SW of the
region Sun night, then pass S of the waters Mon into Mon night.

$$

ANZ800-262015-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
426 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. Rain early, then a
chance of showers. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft, becoming 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Rain developing, then scattered showers. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ805-262015-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
426 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt early, then becoming S to SW
15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. Showers
and scattered TSTMs early, then a chance of rain. Areas of fog.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ900-262015-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
426 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 11 to 17 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs early, then a
chance of rain. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of
fog and scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW less than 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ810-262015-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
426 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft, subsiding to 6 to 11 ft. Rain and areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less early, then a slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW less than
10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers, then a chance of rain. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ815-262015-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
426 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft, subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. Chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers, then rain and areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Showers with fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.


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