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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1040 PM EDT WED SEP 28 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 FRONT JUST S OF THE AREA
WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY TONIGHT THROUGH FRI WHILE STRONG
HIGH PRES SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE N. THE HIGH PRES WILL THEN
WEAKEN AS THE FRONT SLOWLY LIFTS N INTO THE WATERS AS A WARM
FRONT FRI NIGHT AND SAT...THEN STALLS ACROSS THE AREA SAT NIGHT
INTO SUN AS A WEAK LOW TRACKS E ALONG THE FRONT. THE LOW WILL
PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE FRONT S OF THE
WATERS AS A COLD FRONT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD IN FROM
THE N MON INTO MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...
HIGHEST S.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...
HIGHEST S.
.SAT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...
HIGHEST S.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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