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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
831 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE EXTENDING
INTO THE NRN WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER S OF
GEORGES BANK WILL MOVE E AND WEAKEN TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT. A
STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI
THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL REACH THE COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM
FRONT LIFTS NE INTO THE WATERS. THE WARM FRONT WILL CONTINUE NE
ACROSS THE WATERS MON...FOLLOWED THEN BY A STRONG COLD FRONT
MOVING OFFSHORE LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 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 TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 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 WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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