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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
432 AM EDT Thu May 24 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.

ANZ898-241945-
432 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A weak cold front will move
south across the waters this morning. High pressure will build
over the waters later today, then shift south of the area
tonight. A strong low pressure will pass north of the waters
tonight into Fri, pulling a cold front towards the northern zones
Fri night. The front will move slowly S into the waters Sat and
Sat night, then stall over the southern portions Sun and Sun
night. Low pressure will form along the front near the coast Sun
night, then move NE across the waters Mon and Mon night pulling
the front through the remainder of the waters. 

$$

ANZ800-241945-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
432 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

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

$$

ANZ805-241945-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
432 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-241945-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
432 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-241945-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
432 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-241945-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
432 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.