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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
356 AM EST SUN JAN 22 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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S
OVER THE WATERS TODAY AS WEAK LOW PRESSURE TO THE SOUTHWEST OF
THE AREA MOVES NE. THE WEAK LOW WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT AS STRONG
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SE OVER SE CANADA. A WARM FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE S LATER TONIGHT INTO MON...THEN LIFT N INTO THE
WATERS LATER MON AND MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG LOW PRES
CENTER WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE
NIGHT WHILE PULLING A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE COAST WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
THU...THEN PASS E AND SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO
21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT. RAIN AND FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
22 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 18 FT. RAIN AND FOG. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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