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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1043 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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 RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING LOW
PRES CENTER S OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL PASS SLOWLY E OF THE AREA
TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE W TONIGHT AND THU...THEN DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS THU
NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT...THEN TRACK E NEAR THE S WATERS SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
SUN...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST MON...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE MON
NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 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 FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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