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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1031 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 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 WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
WATERS WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD SE OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN WEAKEN OVER THE S
WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. LONG PERIOD SE SWELL PRODUCED BY
TROPICAL STORM GASTON WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT AND WILL
CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE WATERS THROUGH WED NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN
WEAKEN AND DISSIPATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NW TUE NIGHT INTO WED...AND WILL
MOVE SE INTO THE WATERS WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 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

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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