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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
425 AM EDT Wed May 22 2019

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.

ANZ898-221945-
425 AM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...High pressure will move 
slowly E and SE over the waters today into tonight, then shift 
SE of the region Thu into Thu night. Developing low pressure 
will approach the Maine coast late Thu, move SE and offshore 
late Thu night into Fri, then track SE of the area later Fri and
Fri night. A high pressure ridge will gradually build across the
area behind the departing low Sat, then shift E of the area by 
Sat night as a cold front approaches the coast. Weak low pressure
and the associated weak cold front will pass SE over the waters 
Sun, followed by weak high pressure building in from the W Sun 
night as the weak low moves SE away from the waters. 

$$

ANZ800-221945-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
425 AM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, except far W portion 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 5 to 10 kt, then SW. Seas 2 to
4 ft throughout. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Isolated
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5
to 9 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-221945-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 FM-
425 AM EDT Wed May 22 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming variable 5 to 15 kt, then diminishing 
to less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Isolated
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-221945-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
425 AM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas becoming 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas becoming 2 
to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5
to 8 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12
ft.
.SAT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then to 5 to 15 kt. 
Seas becoming 5 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to
5 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-221945-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 FM-
425 AM EDT Wed May 22 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, except far NW
portion 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas
becoming 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of 
fog. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-221945-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 FM-
425 AM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to 
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...Winds diminishing to E to NE 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.