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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
511 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 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 NOW MOVING
OFFSHORE WILL RACE SE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. ASSOCIATED LOW
PRES ON THE FRONT WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA LATER TODAY INTO
MON. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W MON...DRIFT
OFFSHORE MON NIGHT INTO TUE...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS LATE TUE
INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAKER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
W TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT.
A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W THU AND THEN MOVE
OFFSHORE THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT EARLY...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE...HIGHEST E. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...THEN S 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 2 TO 4 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...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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