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FZNT33 KWBC 230236
OFFN31

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1036 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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 approach
from the NW tonight, then pass SE across the waters Wed into
early Thu. A weak low pres trough will move SE over the waters
later Thu and Thu night. A high pres ridge will slowly build SE
across the area Fri and Fri night, then persist Sat through Sun
night.

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs developing. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. Patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then
becoming NW. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...Winds becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt, then variable. Seas
becoming 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Georges Bank...from the Northeast Channel to the Great South
Channel including waters east of Cape Cod...to the Hague Line

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMS developing. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers, TSTMs and fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMS.
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs ending.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 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...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs developing.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMS early.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
becoming 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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