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FZNT33 KWBC 190853
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
353 AM EST THU JAN 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...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES SE OF
GEORGES BANK WILL MOVE E EARLY TODAY...THEN WILL ACCELERATE NE
TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE COAST THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...AND MOVE OFFSHORE FRI AND FRI NIGHT. WEAK
LOW PRES WILL PASS WELL S OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL AGAIN SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...STRENGTHEN SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...AND SHIFT NE MON AND MON
NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST AND
APPROACH THE WATERS SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE N ACROSS THE WATERS MON
AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST AND
APPROACH THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 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 FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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