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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1013 PM EDT WED MAR 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
IN FROM THE NW TONIGHT AND THU...MOVE OFFSHORE THU NIGHT...THEN
PASS SE OF THE WATERS FRI. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY
SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AND SAT...THEN STALL JUST S OF THE
AREA SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL LIFT N OVER THE
WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT AS A WARM FRONT. LOW PRES WILL FORM
ALONG THE FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE
AREA MON.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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