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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1021 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 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...A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW MON...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE. THE FRONT WILL BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY
S OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT AND THEN PERSIST THROUGH THU
NIGHT...WHILE A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS INTO THE WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN WEAKEN FRI
INTO FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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