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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
339 PM EST TUE FEB 21 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS
WED INTO WED NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
THU...MOVE INTO THE WATERS THU NIGHT...STALL ACROSS THE AREA
FRI...THEN RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT FRI NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SAT...THEN SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS
SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUN AND SUN
NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...THEN
BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 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...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S EARLY...
THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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