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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1001 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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.

ANZ898-160245-
1001 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Weak high pressure over the
waters this morning moves quickly east ahead of a low which will
move northeast from off the North Carolina coast today. The low
rapidly intensifies through tonight as it moves northeast of the
area by Saturday morning. A weak cold front will move south over
the northern waters Saturday, with high pressure to follow for 
Saturday night and Sunday. Weak low pressure will move over the 
area from the west Sunday night and Monday, with another weak 
high in place Monday night. A cold front approaches from the 
northwest Tuesday and moves through the waters from late Tuesday 
afternoon through Tuesday night. 

$$

ANZ800-160245-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
1001 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
snow showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered snow showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 1 to
3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
1 to 3 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-160245-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
1001 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Rain and chance of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft. Scattered snow showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft. Scattered snow showers. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-160245-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
1001 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Chance of snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SAT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered snow
showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 18 ft. Scattered snow showers. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-160245-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
1001 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Rain.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-160245-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
1001 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 7 to 11 ft. Snow and chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.