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FZNT33 KWBC 010229
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1029 PM EDT SAT APR 30 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT E
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE INTO THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW ON
THE FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE GULF OF MAINE MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE. A WEAK
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT AND THEN
WEAKEN WED. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL THEN SLOWLY APPROACH FROM
THE S WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR S PORTION
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 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...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR SE PORTION
W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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