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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
932 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY. LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...PASS E
OF THE WATERS WHILE INTENSIFYING SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE
SAT NIGHT INTO SUN WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE
AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT. A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH
FROM THE SW LATE MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS JUST W THEN NW OF
THE AREA TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 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...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 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

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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