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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
959 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

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.

ANZ898-180330-
959 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...High pressure will move E 
over the waters today, and pass E of the area tonight. A cold 
front will move E across the waters Fri into Fri night. A high 
pressure ridge will move E across the area Sat, then shift E of
the waters Sat night. A warm front will lift N over the region
Fri night into Sat as strong low pressure approaches from the SW.
The low will pass NE across the waters later Sun and Sun night 
while pulling a strong cold front E through the region. A low 
pressure trough will move E across the waters Mon and Mon night. 

$$

ANZ800-180330-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
959 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray early. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NE 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to
16 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.MON...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-180330-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
959 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Light freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N 25 to 35 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-180330-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
959 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Light freezing spray early. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance
of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-180330-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
959 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft, building to 10 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 18 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-180330-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
959 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to
3 ft. Chance of rain. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building
to 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.