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FZNT33 KWBC 252048
OFFN31

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
348 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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...Low pressure will pass NE
across Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine this evening and
tonight, while pulling a cold front SE across the waters. A high
pressure ridge will build E across the waters Mon through Tue
night, then shift SE of the area late Wed. A weak low will pass N
of the waters Wed into Wed night, while pulling a weak cold front
over the area. Another ridge will build just E of the area Wed
night, then shift E Thu and Thu night. A developing low will
approach the mid Atlantic coast late Thu, move offshore Thu
night, then pass S of the area Fri and Fri night.

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...E winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NE 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to
22 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 26 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...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 28 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 WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt early,
then, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 26 ft.

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.


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