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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
437 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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 COLD FRONT OVER THE AREA
WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT...AND BECOME NEARLY
STATIONARY JUST S OF THE REGION WED INTO FRI. THE FRONT WILL LIFT
SLOWLY N THROUGH THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT FRI NIGHT AND SAT...AND
STALL OVER THE GULF OF MAINE SAT NIGHT AS WEAK LOW PRES FORMS
ALONG THE FRONT. THE LOW WILL THEN MOVE E OF THE AREA SUN AND SUN
NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE FRONT SE THROUGH THE REGION AS A COLD
FRONT. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL PASS JUST SE OF THE AREA
WED INTO WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD N OF THE REGION THU INTO
FRI NIGHT...THEN MOVE E OF THE AREA SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 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 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 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...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS SHIFTING TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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