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FZNT33 KWBC 312118
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
518 PM EDT WED AUG 31 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 WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NW TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW FRI AND FRI
NIGHT...THEN MAINTAIN A RIDGE INLAND ACROSS NEW ENGLAND SAT INTO
SUN NIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT NEAR 36.3N 71.9W AT 5 PM
TODAY WAS MOVING NE AT 14 KT. THE DEPRESSION WILL BE NEAR 37.7N
69.3W BY 2 AM THU...THEN STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM AND
TRACK NE TO NEAR 39.9N 64.0W BY 8 AM THU...NEAR 39.9N 64.0W BY
2 PM THU...THEN PASS WELL E OF THE WATERS AND BECOME
POST-TROPICAL THU NIGHT. TROPICAL STORM HERMINE NOW IN THE GULF
OF MEXICO WILL APPROACH FROM THE S LATE SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. SEE
THE LATEST NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORIES ON TROPICAL
DEPRESSION EIGHT AND TROPICAL STORM HERMINE.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 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 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 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 FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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