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FZNT33 KWBC 261509
OFFN31

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1109 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

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...Hurricane Maria is expected to
track N and then turn E and NE while passing S of the area today
through Thu night. S to SE swell from Hurricane Maria will impact
the area today into Sat. Refer to the latest National Hurricane
Center advisory for Hurricane Maria. Otherwise, a weak high pres
ridge across the area will persist today into tonight. A cold
front will approach from the NW Wed night, then pass SE across
the region Thu into Thu night. Weak low pres will approach from
the W Fri, and pass E through the waters Fri night into Sat
night. Another high pres ridge will build E over the area Sat and
Sat night.

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

.TODAY...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

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

.TODAY...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Showers,
TSTMs and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE 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...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.



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