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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
956 PM EST Thu Nov 15 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.

ANZ898-161415-
956 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Strong high pressure over the
eastern waters will shift E of the region tonight. An
intensifying area of low pressure will approach from the S 
tonight, then move NE across the area Fri into Fri night while 
pulling a strong frontal system NE and E across the waters. A 
weaker cold front will approach the area from the NW Sat, then 
move SE across the waters Sat night. Another high will build E 
over the area Sun, then shift E of the region Sun night into Tue 
night. Low pressure will pass N of the area Mon into Mon night 
while pulling a weak cold front across the waters. 

$$

ANZ800-161415-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
956 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Snow.
.FRI...E winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming N. Seas building to 10 to 17
ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds diminishing to W 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9
to 15 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W to
NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ805-161415-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
956 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt, increasing to 40 to 50 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming W to NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 12 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ900-161415-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
956 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E to SE 35 to 45 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft. Rain.
.FRI...E winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 11 to 19 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18
ft.
.SAT...W winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming W 15 to 25
kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ810-161415-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
956 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 30 to 35 kt, increasing to 40 to 50 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft, building to 11 to 19 ft. Rain.
.FRI...Winds diminishing to SW 30 to 40 kt, then becoming W to NW.
Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to
10 to 16 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming N to
NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds veering to NW 15 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 10
to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ815-161415-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
956 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. Rain.
.FRI...Winds shifting to W to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7
to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt, then becoming E to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds shifting to SW 10 to 15 kt, then increasing to 15
to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 25
kt. Seas building to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.