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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1038 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 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.

ANZ898-180215-
1038 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A cold front across the Gulf
of Maine will drift S and then stall across the southern portions
tonight into Fri as a weak high pressure passes E across the far
N waters. The front will lift back N through the area as a warm
front later Fri. Low pressure will move NE along the New England
coast Fri night into Sat night, while pulling a cold front SE
over the area. The front will stall S of the waters Sun through
Mon night as high pressure builds S to the coast. Low pressure
will develop along the stalled front Sat night and track NE just
S of the waters Sun into Mon. The high pressure ridge along the
coast will shift E Tue and Tue night as another cold front
approaches from the W. 

$$

ANZ800-180215-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
1038 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW,
then, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-180215-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
1038 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-180215-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
1038 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
4 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to
5 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-180215-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
1038 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Chance of TSTMs. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-180215-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
1038 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Chance of TSTMs. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of TSTMs. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT and MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.