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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1008 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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 WILL DRIFT
NE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. WEAK LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW
TONIGHT AND DRIFT NE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE THEN DISSIPATE
TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO
WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE AREA THU.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD NE TOWARD THE REGION LATE THU AND THU
NIGHT...AND PASS E OVER THE WATERS FRI. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT E OF
THE AREA FRI NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 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 FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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