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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
437 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 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.

ANZ898-180815-
437 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A series of low pressure
troughs will move across the region tonight and Wed. A warm 
front will approach from the S Wed night, then lift NE across 
the waters early Thu as a developing low pressure tracks through
the area later Thu and Thu night. The low will move NE into the 
Canadian Maritimes Fri and Fri night while pulling another series
of low pressure troughs through the region. High pressure will 
build E towards the waters Sat and Sat night, then persist across
the offshore zones Sun and Sun night.

$$

ANZ800-180815-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
437 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 1 to
3 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-180815-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
437 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 NM or 
less.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-180815-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
437 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1
NM or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-180815-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
437 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-180815-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
437 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.