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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1011 PM EDT Thu May 24 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.

ANZ898-260215-
1011 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A high pressure ridge over 
the waters will shift S of the area tonight, as a low pressure
trough moves E into the waters. A strong low will pass N and NE 
of the area Fri into Sat, pulling a cold front SE into the area
Fri night into Sat. The front will move S over the waters Sat 
and Sat night, then stall over the southern waters Sun. Low 
pressure will form along the front late Sun, pass E across the 
area Sun night into Mon while pulling a cold front E over the
waters, then move off to the E late Mon and Mon night. Another 
ridge will build SE over the area Tue and Tue night. 

$$

ANZ800-260215-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
1011 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-260215-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
1011 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
4 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-260215-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
1011 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to
5 ft. 
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to
10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-260215-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
1011 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 3 to
4 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-260215-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
1011 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.