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FZNT33 KWBC 250831
OFFN31

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
331 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south 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 stationary front S of the
area this morning will lift N over the waters as a warm front
today. Low pressure will form S of Long Island this afternoon,
and track NE across Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine tonight
while pulling a cold front SE across the waters. A high pressure
ridge will build E across the waters Mon through Tue night, then
shift SE of the area late Wed. A weak low will pass just NE of
the waters Tue night into Wed while pulling a weak cold front
over the area. The front will stall and weaken over the waters
late Wed into Wed night. Another ridge will build just E of the
waters Wed night, then shift E of the region Thu and Thu night.
Developing low pressure will move off the mid Atlantic coast Thu
night while pulling a strong cold front offshore.

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E to SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

Georges Bank...from the Northeast Channel to the Great South
Channel including waters east of Cape Cod...to the Hague Line

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 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...E winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt early,
then, becoming SE. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
7 to 11 ft.

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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