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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
757 AM EST SAT JAN 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS
THE FAR SE PORTION WILL PASS E OF THE WATERS TODAY. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE
AREA SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SUN
INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE NE MON. A WARM FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE S SUN NIGHT INTO MON...THEN LIFT N INTO THE
WATERS MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A
TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED...FOLLOWED THEN BY
ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING TO THE COAST WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SW.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST SW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT...THEN BECOMING
35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
11 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO
20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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