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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
314 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.

ANZ898-181945-
314 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure just off the 
North Carolina coast 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. 

$$

ANZ800-181945-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
314 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...Winds diminishing to W to NW 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 increasing to 25 to 30 kt, then becoming W 20 to 30
kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 20 kt, then 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 subsiding to 1 to 3
ft.

$$

ANZ805-181945-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
314 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.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 increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming W. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4
to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 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.

$$

ANZ900-181945-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
314 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 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 increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7
to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5
to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 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.

$$

ANZ810-181945-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
314 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 increasing to 20 to 25 kt, then becoming W. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt, then becoming W. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
subsiding to 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.

$$

ANZ815-181945-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
314 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 diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 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 building
to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt, then becoming W. Seas
subsiding to 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...Winds veering to SE 10 to 15 kt, then increasing to 15
to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.