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FZNT33 KWBC 191956
OFFN31

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
256 PM EST THU JAN 19 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST TONIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE FRI AND FRI
NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SAT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH S INTO THE WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA SUN. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SUN INTO SUN
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE NE MON. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE S SUN NIGHT AND MON...THEN LIFT N INTO THE WATERS MON NIGHT.
AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A TRAILING COLD FRONT E
ACROSS THE REGION.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
15 FT...HIGHEST SW.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18
FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN SE PORTION
BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10
TO 13 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 NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION
SHIFTING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST
SE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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