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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1014 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...STRONG LOW PRES NEAR
NEWFOUNDLAND WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OFF TO THE NE TODAY. A WEAK
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TODAY...THEN PASS NE
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM
THE W TONIGHT...PASS NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT...
THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE. ANOTHER HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TUE...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W
WED...MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU.
STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD IN FROM THE W LATE THU INTO THU
NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 11 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 35 TO
50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT. SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
SE.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9
TO 14 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...
EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING S 35 TO 50 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT LATE. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
17 TO 24 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND...FROM THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL TO HUDSON
CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS SOUTH OF MARTHA`S VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST
SE. RAIN AND SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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