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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
437 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA MON. A
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW MON AND PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE. THE FRONT WILL BECOME NEARLY
STATIONARY S OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT AND THEN PERSIST THROUGH THU
NIGHT...WHILE A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS INTO THE WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 3
TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NW TO W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 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...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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