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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
421 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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...DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH
FROM THE S TODAY...PASS JUST SE OF GEORGES BANK THIS EVENING...
THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. A WEAKER LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE
NRN MID ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN TRACK E NEAR THE SRN WATERS
WED. ANOTHER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...PASS E
ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS THU...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E THU NIGHT.
A WEAKENING HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI. YET ANOTHER
LOW WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI NIGHT...INTENSIFY AND PASS E OF THE
WATERS SAT...THEN CONTINUE OFF TO THE NE SAT NIGHT WHILE STRONG
HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST SE.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
17 TO 22 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
E. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST SE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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