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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
448 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE E AND
SE OF THE WATERS WILL MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA TONIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WRN AREAS OF THE NRN WATERS
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATER
TONIGHT AND SAT...THEN STALL JUST S OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT INTO
SUN NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE FAR N WATERS LATER
TONIGHT...AND MOVE E OF THE AREA. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N
OVER THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT AS A WARM FRONT. LOW PRES WILL
MOVE E ALONG THE FRONT MON NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT AND
SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE SW LATE
TUE...THEN MOVE NE OVER THE WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED. HIGH PRES
BUILDS IN FROM THE W WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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