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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1002 AM EST WED MAR 1 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W LATE TODAY...MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN
PASS SE OF THE AREA THU. AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL
INTENSIFY WHILE PASSING N AND THEN NE OF THE AREA TONIGHT INTO
THU NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS JUST S OF THE WATERS
FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN
DRIFT OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 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...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS, TSTMS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS, TSTMS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 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...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS,
TSTMS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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