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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
423 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 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.

ANZ898-172045-
423 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A weak cold front will stall 
S of the area today into tonight as a high pressure ridge 
crosses the region. The stalled front will then lift N over the 
waters as a weak warm front Thu into Fri. A strong cold front 
will approach the coast Fri and Fri night, move slowly E across 
the waters Sat into Sun, then clear E of the area Sun night. 

$$

ANZ800-172045-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
423 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. 
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 
10 ft.

$$

ANZ805-172045-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 FM-
423 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 6 to 11 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ900-172045-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
423 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-172045-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 FM-
423 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas building
to 12 to 19 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 19 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 
11 ft.

$$

ANZ815-172045-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 FM-
423 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2019

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

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12 to 21 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.