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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 PM EDT TUE APR 25 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 WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N
THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT AND WED. AN ASSOCIATED WEAKENING LOW
PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE INTO THE WATERS LATE WED AND WED
NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE GULF OF MAINE THU. A COLD FRONT
WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE NW THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE SAT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT. A HIGH
PRES AREA WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SW WATERS SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 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...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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