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FZNT33 KWBC 230259
OFFN31

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
959 PM EST MON DEC 22 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...HIGH PRES OVER QUEBEC WILL
SLOWLY MOVE OFF TO THE E TONIGHT AND TUE. WEAK LOW PRES OVER THE
SRN WATERS WILL MOVE N TONIGHT...DRIFT NE ALONG THE NEW JERSEY
COAST TUE THEN DISSIPATE TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA THU AS STRONG LOW PRES PASSES WELL TO THE
N. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD NE OVER THE REGION
FRI...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 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 FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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 FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
OCCASIONAL RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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