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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1016 PM EST MON FEB 8 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...STRONG LOW PRES S OF NOVA
SCOTIA WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL APPROACH FROM THE S TUE...PASS JUST SE OF GEORGES BANK LATE
TUE...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE TUE NIGHT. YET ANOTHER WEAKER LOW
WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN TRACK E
NEAR THE SRN WATERS WED. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS
SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER
WITH A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW FRI...MOVE OFFSHORE
FRI NIGHT INTO SAT WHILE STRENGTHENING...THEN PASS E OF THE
WATERS LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN
FROM THE W.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 23 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 21 TO 26 FT...SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NW LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 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 WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT S
PORTION BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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