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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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 BECOME
STATIONARY OVER THE NORTHERN PORTION EARLY TODAY...AND THEN
RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT THIS AFTERNOON. A STRONGER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS
THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT AS A LOW PRES AREA PASSES N
OVER GEORGES BANK. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE
REGION SUN...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NW MON...AND PASS SE
ACROSS THE NE PORTION MON NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL SLIDE E
THROUGH THE AREA MON NIGHT INTO TUE...BEFORE A WARM FRONT LIFTS
NE INTO THE WATERS LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, FOG AND
TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS, FOG AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.


.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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