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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
818 PM EST SAT DEC 3 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 LOW PRES CENTER JUST
SE OF NEWFOUNDLAND WILL DRIFT SE TONIGHT...WHILE PULLING A LOW
PRES TROUGH SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE W SUN...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON INTO
MON NIGHT WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW PASSES S OF THE WATERS. ANOTHER
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE TUE INTO WED NIGHT...
WHILE ANOTHER LOW TRACKS NE TO OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE
NIGHT...THEN DRIFTS E AND WEAKENS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COAST THU...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE THU
NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...N TO W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 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...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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