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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
913 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS FROM 25 NM
OFFSHORE TO THE HAGUE LINE...EXCEPT TO 1000 FM S 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.

ANZ898-190345-
913 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE LATE TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS TONIGHT WHILE
INTENSIFYING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE SUN...THEN
MOVE E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL TRACK NE
NEAR THE COAST MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE GRADUALLY WEAKENING.
THE LOW WILL PUSH A STRONG WARM FRONT NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON
NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A WEAK COLD FRONT TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED...
THEN MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

$$

ANZ800-190345-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
913 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO NE 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING S TO SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...BECOMING HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.

$$

ANZ805-190345-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN CAPE COD AND 68W NORTH OF 1000 FM-
913 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW AND DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ900-190345-
GEORGES BANK BETWEEN 68W AND THE HAGUE LINE-
913 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SW.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ810-190345-
SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL AND MONTAUK
POINT TO 1000 FM-
913 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SE
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW AND DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ815-190345-
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND BETWEEN MONTAUK POINT AND SANDY HOOK TO
1000 FM-
913 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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