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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1018 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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 STRONG LOW PRES CENTER JUST
S OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE TODAY INTO SUN. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SUN...MOVE OFFSHORE
SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS NE OF THE AREA MON. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SUN NIGHT...PASS NE ACROSS THE WATERS
MON INTO EARLY MON NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON NIGHT
INTO TUE. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TUE...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W WED...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING 35 TO 45 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SW.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING NW 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22
FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 20 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...
EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...EXCEPT S
PORTION S TO SW INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT EARLY. WINDS THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 18 TO 23 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST
SE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 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...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE.
CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 16 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SE 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SHIFTING WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 35 TO
45 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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