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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1000 PM EST SUN FEB 26 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW MON...THEN MOVE OVER THE AREA AND WEAKEN MON NIGHT.
ANOTHER WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO WED. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W LATE WED...MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN
PASS E OF THE WATERS THU. THE ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL
INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA THU INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING
LOW WILL PASS JUST S OF THE WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E OF THE
AREA FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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