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FZNT33 KWBC 272002
OFFN31

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
302 PM EST MON FEB 27 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 MOVE
OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND DISSIPATE. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE LATE TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS TUE. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO EARLY WED. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE WED...MOVE
OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA THU. AN ASSOCIATED
LOW PRES CENTER WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA THU INTO THU NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS JUST S OF THE WATERS FRI...THEN
INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. ANOTHER WEAK HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TO THE COAST SAT NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST S. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.

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 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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