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FZNT33 KWBC 192035
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
335 PM EST SUN FEB 19 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 COLD FRONT WILL PASS S OVER
THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY MON. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE NW LATER TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT...DRIFT
SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE
REGION WED AND WED NIGHT AS A WEAK WARM FRONT LIFTS NE OVER THE
AREA. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W THU...AND THEN CROSS
THE WATERS THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE FAR SRN
PORTION EARLY FRI...AND THEN LIFT NE OVER THE WATERS AS A WARM
FRONT FRI AFTERNOON INTO FRI NIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE W.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 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 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. 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...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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