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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
428 AM EDT Sun May 20 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.

ANZ898-202045-
428 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A warm front will lift N of 
the area early today. A cold front will approach from the NW 
today, then pass SE across the area tonight. A high pressure 
ridge will build E across the waters Mon into Mon night, as a 
weakening cold front drifts S into the Gulf of Maine by late Mon 
night. The front will dissipate Tue as the high moves off to the 
E of the waters. The next cold front will approach from the NW 
Tue night, then pass SE over the waters Wed. The front will move 
S of the waters Wed night as the next ridge builds E into the 
area. The ridge will move off to the E and SE of the waters Thu 
into Thu night as yet another cold front approaches the region 
from the W and NW. 

$$

ANZ800-202045-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
428 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Showers and scattered
TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds diminishing to W to NW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
N. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...Winds shifting to W to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to 
SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Winds increasing to N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 1 to 3
ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds shifting to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 3 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ805-202045-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
428 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of showers and
TSTMs early, then rain. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 8 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming
N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds shifting to S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ900-202045-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
428 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs early, then rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
Chance of showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...Winds diminishing to N 5 to 10 kt, then becoming W to NW 10
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
N less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ810-202045-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
428 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered TSTMs,
showers and fog early, then rain. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding to 4 to
6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds diminishing to E to SE 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
W to SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ815-202045-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
428 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain early, then
areas of fog. Chance of showers and TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SE 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 
SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.