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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
437 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 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 OFF THE DELMARVA
COAST WILL STALL TODAY. THE FRONT WILL LIFT BACK NE ACROSS THE
WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT AS A WARM FRONT. A WEAK LOW PRES CENTER
WILL TRACK E ALONG THE FRONT MON NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA
TUE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS TODAY...
THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW
PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW LATE TUE...MOVE OFFSHORE
TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS SLOWLY E OF THE AREA WED INTO THU NIGHT
WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE WATERS.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL ALSO BUILD IN FROM THE W WED NIGHT INTO
THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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