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FZNT33 KWBC 060843
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
343 AM EST SAT FEB 6 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE AND PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW TONIGHT AND PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM
THE S SUN NIGHT...PASS SE OF GEORGES BANK MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO
THE NE MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE S
MON NIGHT...PASS JUST SE OF GEORGES BANK LATE TUE...THEN MOVE OFF
TO THE NE TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE OFFSHORE
WED...FOLLOWED THEN BY ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVING
OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 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...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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