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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
414 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 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.

ANZ898-161945-
414 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A cold front will move S into
the waters today, then stall across the southern portions tonight
into Fri as a weak high pressure passes E across the far N 
waters. The front will lift back N through the area as a warm 
front later Fri. Low pressure 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 through 
Mon night as high pressure builds S to the coast. Low pressure 
will develop along the stalled front Sat night and track NE just 
S of the waters Sun into Mon. 

$$

ANZ800-161945-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
414 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt, then,
diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs...mainly NE. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-161945-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
414 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

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

$$

ANZ900-161945-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
414 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to 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. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-161945-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
414 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

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

$$

ANZ815-161945-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
414 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.