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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
358 PM EST Wed Jan 16 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.

ANZ898-170900-
358 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A weak high pressure ridge
over the waters will move E early tonight as a cold front
approaches the waters, then moves SE across the area tonight. 
Another high pressure will move E over the waters Thu, and pass 
E of the area Thu night as a warm front and developing low 
pressure area approach from the S and SW. The low will move NE 
and pass S of the waters Fri through Fri night as the next high 
pressure ridge approaches from the W. The ridge will move E 
across the area Sat as a strong low pressure system and its warm front
approach from the SW. The warm front will lift N across the
region Sat night. The low will then pass NE across the Gulf of 
Maine later Sun and Sun night while pulling its strong cold 
front E through the region. A low pressure trough will move E
across the waters Mon and Mon night.

$$

ANZ800-170900-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
358 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Light freezing
spray.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray early.
.FRI...S to SW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 3
to 6 ft. Chance of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25
kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
E 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E to NE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to S 25 to 35 kt, then becoming NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Seas
becoming 10 to 15 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-170900-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
358 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft. Light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Chance of rain and snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to E to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E
20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to S 20 to 30 kt, then increasing to 25 to 35
kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt, then becoming W to
NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14 to 23 ft.
.MON...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

$$

ANZ900-170900-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
358 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8
ft.
.THU...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming N 5
to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray early.
.FRI...SE winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming S 5 to 15
kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to S to SE 20 to 30 kt, then becoming S 25 to
35 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 9 ft, then building to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building
to 15 to 26 ft.
.MON...Winds diminishing to W 25 to 30 kt, then increasing to 30 to
35 kt. Seas subsiding to 14 to 22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas subsiding to 13
to 19 ft.

$$

ANZ810-170900-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
358 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...Winds diminishing to N 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NE 5 to 10
kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to S 20 to 30 kt, then increasing to 25 to 35
kt. Seas becoming 8 to 10 ft, then building to 11 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 13 to 22 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

$$

ANZ815-170900-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
358 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE less than 5 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
N to NW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to S 20 to 30 kt, then becoming S to SW 25 to
35 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 11 to
18 ft.
.MON...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Holley. Ocean Prediction Center.