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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1039 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

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 LOW PRES CENTER SE OF
GEORGES BANK WILL DRIFT OFF TO THE E TONIGHT INTO FRI. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD S NEAR THE COAST TONIGHT THROUGH FRI
NIGHT... PERSIST NEAR THE COAST SAT INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY
BUILD OFFSHORE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN INTO TUE NIGHT. A SERIES OF
WEAK LOW PRES CENTERS WILL PASS WELL S AND SE OF THE WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO SUN.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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