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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
343 PM EST THU FEB 23 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 COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NW THIS EVENING...AND MOVE SE ACROSS
THE N PORTION LATER TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL ACROSS THE
GULF OF MAINE EARLY FRI...AND RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT LATE FRI.
A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W FRI NIGHT INTO
SAT... THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE REGION SUN...THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
REGION FROM THE NW MON... AND PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION MON
NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL SLIDE E THROUGH THE AREA MON NIGHT INTO
TUE...BEFORE ANOTHER WARM FRONT LIFTS NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE
TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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