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FZNT21 KWBC 150820
OFFNT1

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 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.

ANZ898-152000-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure will move NE 
along the New England coast today, pulling a weak cold front 
across the area. A low pressure trough will move across the
waters tonight into Thu. The front will stall and weaken across 
the far southern portion Thu night into Fri as weak high pressure
passes over the N waters. Another low 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 
and Sun night as high pressure builds S to the coast. 

$$

ANZ800-152000-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas
1 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-152000-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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

$$

ANZ900-152000-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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

$$

ANZ810-152000-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-152000-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.


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FZNT21 KWBC 150820
OFFNT1

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 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.

ANZ898-152000-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Low pressure will move NE 
along the New England coast today, pulling a weak cold front 
across the area. A low pressure trough will move across the
waters tonight into Thu. The front will stall and weaken across 
the far southern portion Thu night into Fri as weak high pressure
passes over the N waters. Another low 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 
and Sun night as high pressure builds S to the coast. 

$$

ANZ800-152000-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas
1 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-152000-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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

$$

ANZ900-152000-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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

$$

ANZ810-152000-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-152000-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
420 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.