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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
501 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 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...LOW PRES JUST SE OF NOVA
SCOTIA WILL MOVE OFF TO THE E TODAY. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
DRIFT SLOWLY OFFSHORE TODAY THROUGH SUN...THEN SHIFT E OF THE
WATERS SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE S SUN
NIGHT...THEN LIFT NE INTO THE WATERS MON INTO TUE. A LOW PRES
AREA WILL FORM ON THE FRONT NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST MON AND THEN
MOVE NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A WEAK COLD FRONT THROUGH THE SRN WATERS. A SERIES OF LOW
PRES TROUGHS WILL CROSS THE WATERS FROM THE W WED AND WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW...THEN
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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