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FZNT33 KWBC 220251
OFFN31

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
951 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south 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 will move SE
across the region tonight, stall S of the waters Thu and Thu
night, then lift back N across the waters as a warm front Fri and
Fri night. A weak cold front will move across the waters late Fri
night into Sat, stall just S of the area Sat night, then lift NE
into the waters as a warm front Sun. Developing low pressure will
move NE along the coast and then into the waters late Sun into
Sun night while lifting the warm front over the region. A cold
front will move E across the waters Sun night into Mon. A
secondary cold front will pass E over the area Mon night while
high pressure builds NE toward the coast.

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 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...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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