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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1059 AM EDT Sun Aug 12 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.

ANZ898-130245-
1059 AM EDT Sun Aug 12 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...High pressure just E of the
waters will drift E away from the region today into Tue. A warm
front over the southern waters will drift slowly N across the 
waters today into Mon as weak low pressure persists just SW of 
the waters off the southern coast of New Jersey. The low will 
move NE along the New England coast Mon night into Tue night 
as the warm front lifts N over the waters. The low will then 
move N of the area late Tue night and Wed while pulling a weak 
cold front E over the region. The cold front will weaken while 
passing SE of the waters Wed night. A low pressure trough will 
move SE into the area Wed night into Thu. A weak high pressure 
ridge will pass E over the region later Thu and Thu night as 
another weak cold front approaches from the W. 

$$

ANZ800-130245-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
1059 AM EDT Sun Aug 12 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less. 
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-130245-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
1059 AM EDT Sun Aug 12 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain. Scattered
showers, TSTMs and areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-130245-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
1059 AM EDT Sun Aug 12 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-130245-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
1059 AM EDT Sun Aug 12 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-130245-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
1059 AM EDT Sun Aug 12 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.MON...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.