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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
335 AM EST Tue Jan 22 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.

ANZ898-222000-
335 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A series of low pressure 
troughs will move SE across the waters today. A strong high 
pressure ridge will move E over the area this afternoon into 
Wed. Developing low pressure will approach from the W Wed night,
then track NE along the New England coast Thu into Thu night 
while pulling a strong cold front E over the waters. The front 
will pass E of the area late Thu night as the low crosses the 
Canadian Maritimes. Another cold front will move E over the 
region Fri into Fri night. High pressure will build E to the 
coast Fri night, move E across the waters Sat, then shift E of 
the region Sat night. 

$$

ANZ800-222000-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
335 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10
to 18 ft. Chance of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.
Heavy freezing spray early, then light freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 8 to 12 ft, then subsiding to 4 to 7 ft. Light freezing
spray early.
.WED...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19
ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 13 to 22 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5
to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ805-222000-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
335 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13
to 21 ft. Heavy freezing spray in the morning. Chance of snow with
VSBY 1 nm or less. Light freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to
SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 11 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building
to 11 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 15 to 25 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12
ft.
.SAT...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ900-222000-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
335 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Scattered snow
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. Light freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W to
NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 16 ft, then subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.WED...Winds increasing to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...S winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Seas building
to 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt, then becoming W 15
to 25 kt. Seas building to 14 to 26 ft.
.FRI...W winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then increasing to 15 to
20 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13
ft.
.SAT...Winds diminishing to variable 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas subsiding to 5 to
6 ft.

$$

ANZ810-222000-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
335 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13
to 21 ft, subsiding to 10 to 15 ft. Heavy freezing spray in the
morning, then light freezing spray early.
.TONIGHT...NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
SW. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
Chance of rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming
11 to 14 ft, then building to 14 to 23 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 14 to 24 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...Winds becoming variable 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ815-222000-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
335 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10
to 18 ft, subsiding to 6 to 10 ft. Light freezing spray early.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming variable 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW 10
to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 15 ft,
then building to 15 to 24 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds diminishing to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to
13 to 21 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas subsiding to
3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.