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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
834 PM EST THU DEC 8 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 STRONG COLD FRONT JUST
OFFSHORE WILL QUICKLY PASS SE OF THE WATERS TONIGHT. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH SAT
WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. THE
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL REACH THE COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
SUN...THEN PASS NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE S. THE FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE FAR SRN
WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW PASSES E ALONG
THE FRONT. THE FRONT WILL THEN SHIFT S OF THE AREA AS A COLD
FRONT TUE...FOLLOWED BY A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDING OFFSHORE LATE
TUE INTO TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO E 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 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...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR S PORTION SW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION NE 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 9 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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