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FZNT33 KWBC 060226
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
926 PM EST MON DEC 5 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 DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S
OF THE WATERS TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD
OFFSHORE TUE INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER LOW TRACKS NE 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. LOW
PRES WILL PASS JUST S OF THE AREA THU NIGHT AND WILL PULL THE
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION LATE THU NIGHT AND FRI. STRONG HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT
AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE AREA.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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 FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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