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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
955 AM EST SUN DEC 4 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 STRONG LOW PRES CENTER SE OF
NEWFOUNDLAND WILL MOVE OFF TO THE SE TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TODAY...MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN
PASS E OF THE AREA MON AND WEAKEN. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S
OF THE WATERS LATE MON INTO TUE. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE TUE INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER LOW
TRACKS NE TO OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT AND THEN DRIFTS E
AND WEAKENS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W THU...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 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

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

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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