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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
256 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW MON...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN MON NIGHT. ANOTHER
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT...THEN
PASS E OF THE AREA TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE TUE INTO WED. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE W LATE WED...MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE
WATERS THU. AN ASSOCIATED LOW WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA THU
INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS JUST S OF THE
WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 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 THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO W 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO
11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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