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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
403 PM EST Tue Jan 15 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.

ANZ898-160915-
403 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
move E across the waters tonight. A cold front will approach the
waters Wed, then move SE across the area later Wed into Wed 
night. High pressure will move E over the waters Thu, and pass E 
of the area Thu night as a warm front and developing low pressure
area approaches from the S and SW. The low will move NE and pass
over the waters Fri, and pass E of the area Fri night as the 
next high pressure ridge approaches from the W. The ridge will 
move E across the area Sat as another strong low pressure system
and its front approaches from the W Sat night. The low will pass
N of the waters Sun and Sun night while pulling its strong cold 
front E through the region.

$$

ANZ800-160915-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
403 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt early, then
becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas building to 5 to
9 ft. Light freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...Winds diminishing to SE less than 10 kt, then becoming
S. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3
to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds shifting to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to
8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to E to NE 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SE
20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...S to SE winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12
to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 17 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-160915-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
403 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 8
ft.
.WED...SW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W 20 to 25
kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N to NW 5
to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to
12 to 20 ft.

$$

ANZ900-160915-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
403 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4
to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds shifting to W to NW 15 to 25 kt, then becoming N
to NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 13 to 20 ft.

$$

ANZ810-160915-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
403 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W early, then increasing to
5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N less than 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas building to 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds increasing to E to SE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
S to SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-160915-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
403 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

 .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W early, then increasing to
10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W winds increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas subsiding to 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to S to SE 5 to 15 kt, then increasing to
10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds increasing to SE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming S to
SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10
to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to NW 30 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Holley. Ocean Prediction Center.