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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
950 PM 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...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES WILL
APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE S TONIGHT...DRIFT 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 TO THE COAST WED
NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A DEVELOPING LOW WITH A COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS
THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. THE STRONG LOW WILL MOVE NE OFF TO
THE NE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE
W.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. CHANCE
OF SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 17 TO 30 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 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...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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