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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
952 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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
CONTINUE TO MOVE E OF THE WATERS TONIGHT AS STRONG LOW PRES MOVES
NE ACROSS QUEBEC. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E OVER THE
REGION FRI THROUGH SAT...THEN PASS S OF THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS EARLY SUN...THEN MOVE
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
AGAIN BUILD E OVER THE WATERS MON INTO TUE NIGHT...AS LOW PRES
MOVES E AND PASSES S OF THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND...FROM THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL TO HUDSON
CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS SOUTH OF MARTHA`S VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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