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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
901 AM 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.

ANZ898-190330-
901 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure centered about
250 nm E of Cape Lookout will rapidly intensify while passing S 
and SE of the area today through Fri. A high pressure ridge will 
build E into the waters S of the area Thu night 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 as a warm front 
approaches the area from the SW. 

$$

ANZ800-190330-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
901 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 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 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft, building to 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 1 to 3 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-190330-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
901 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.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. 

$$

ANZ900-190330-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
901 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.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 6 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-190330-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
901 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain. 
.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. 

$$

ANZ815-190330-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
901 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.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 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.