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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
959 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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 ACROSS
THE WATERS WILL SHIFT NE OF THE AREA TODAY. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES
CENTER WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST AND APPROACH FROM THE S
TODAY AND TONIGHT...DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE AND TUE
NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING AND PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W WED
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER WITH A COLD FRONT WILL THEN
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO NE 40 TO 55 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 27 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT...EXCEPT SE
PORTION BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 19
FT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING E 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO E 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 45 TO 60 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
BECOMING S TO SE 35 TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 20 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT FAR N PORTION E
TO NE 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 26 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
13 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND...FROM THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL TO HUDSON
CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS SOUTH OF MARTHA`S VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 14 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 50 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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