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FZNT33 KWBC 090813
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
313 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W TODAY THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL REACH THE COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS NE
OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE INTO THE SW
PORTION LATE SUN NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON
WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW FORMS ON THE FRONT. THE INTENSIFYING LOW
PRES CENTER WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E MON NIGHT WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TOWARDS THE COAST TUE...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 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...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
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...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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