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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
928 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL REACH THE COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS E
OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE INTO THE SW
PORTION LATE SUN NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON
WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW FORMS ON THE FRONT OVER THE GULF OF MAINE.
THE INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E AND
NE MON NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST TUE...THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE AREA TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL IMPACT
THE REGION WED AND WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 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...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 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 WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO S
TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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