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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
321 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE WATERS TODAY...THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND
MON. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE N ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST MON INTO
TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE AREA LATE WED NIGHT INTO THU.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD NE TOWARD THE REGION LATE THU AND THU
NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 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 WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 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 WED...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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