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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
424 AM EDT MON MAR 27 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...A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK LOW PRES CENTER WILL
RACE E ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE. A
DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE
TUE...TRACK E NEAR THE FAR S WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS SLOWLY
E OF THE AREA WED INTO THU NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W WED NIGHT AND THU...MOVE TO THE
COAST THU NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL THEN MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 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...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...
THEN BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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