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FZNT33 KWBC 110311
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1011 PM EST WED FEB 10 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 LOW PRES CENTER WILL PASS SE
ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E THU
INTO THU NIGHT WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE
ACROSS THE AREA. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI.
ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI NIGHT...PASS E OF THE WATERS
AND INTENSIFY SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL MOVE TO THE COAST SUN NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE MON...THEN PASS
E OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW
20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
12 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST S. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17
TO 22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
15 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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