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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1011 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

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.

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...HIGH PRES CENTERED S OF THE
WATERS WILL MOVE SE AWAY FROM THE AREA TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OVER THE N PORTION TONIGHT...STALL EARLY FRI...THEN
RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT LATE FRI. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E
TOWARDS THE REGION SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS MON. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS S INTO THE NRN PORTION
MON NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS SE OF THE AREA.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

GEORGES BANK...FROM THE NORTHEAST CHANNEL TO THE GREAT SOUTH
CHANNEL INCLUDING WATERS EAST OF CAPE COD...TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND...FROM THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL TO HUDSON
CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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