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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
959 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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 COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S
INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA SUN. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SUN INTO SUN
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE NE MON. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE S SUN NIGHT INTO MON...THEN LIFT N INTO THE WATERS LATER MON
AND MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE ACROSS
THE WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A TRAILING
COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS
QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE
COAST WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS
THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO SHIFTING
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING
OT W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN TO 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
21 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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