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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
822 AM EST MON JAN 23 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...AS A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE
SHIFTS TO THE NE...A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE S TODAY
AND THEN LIFT N INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG LOW
PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT WHILE PULLING A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE COAST WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SW. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO
23 FT...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9
TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW TO W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO
17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15
TO 23 FT. RAIN AND WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
14 TO 24 FT...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13
TO 18 FT...BUILDING TO 16 TO 22 FT. RAIN AND FOG DEVELOPING WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
17 TO 23 FT...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT LATE. RAIN AND FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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