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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
323 PM EST Thu Jan 18 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.

ANZ898-190815-
323 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A strong low centered about 
300 nm SE of Cape Cod will pass S and SE of the area this evening 
through Fri. A high pressure ridge will build E into the waters S
of the area tonight through Sun night. A cold front will 
approach from the NW late Sat, move SE across the waters Sat 
night into Sun, then pass S of the area late Sun and Sun night 
while weakening. Another ridge will build SE over the waters Sun 
night into Mon night. A warm front will approach the area Mon
night, then pass NE over the waters Tue into Tue night. Another
cold front will move E across the area late Tue and Tue night.

$$

ANZ800-190815-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
323 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 7 
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
7 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-190815-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
323 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-190815-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
323 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-190815-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
323 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-190815-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
323 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.