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FZNT33 KWBC 200846
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
346 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SAT.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN
PASS S OF THE AREA SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN
FROM THE N SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE NE MON. A WARM
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE S SUN NIGHT AND MON...THEN LIFT N
INTO THE WATERS MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL
THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING
A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 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 FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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