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FZNT33 KWBC 200259
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
959 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

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 COLD FRONT WILL PASS S
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY MON. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE NW LATER TONIGHT INTO MON
NIGHT...DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN
SHIFT SE OF THE REGION WED AND WED NIGHT AS A WEAK WARM FRONT
LIFTS NE OVER THE AREA. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
W THU...AND THEN CROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL
OVER THE FAR SRN PORTION EARLY FRI...AND THEN RETURN N AS A WARM
FRONT FRI AFTERNOON INTO FRI NIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE W.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 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...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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