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FZNT33 KWBC 052121
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
421 PM EST FRI FEB 5 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 DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER
OVER THE FAR SE WATERS WILL ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE TONIGHT AND PASS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS SAT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NW SAT NIGHT AND PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A
STRONG LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE S SUN NIGHT...PASS
SE OF GEORGES BANK MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE MON NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE S MON NIGHT...PASS
JUST SE OF GEORGES BANK LATE TUE...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE TUE
NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE OFFSHORE WED...FOLLOWED THEN
BY ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVING OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
20 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
18 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 19 TO
26 FT...SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 21 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 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 WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT...HIGHEST SE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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