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FZNT33 KWBC 281505
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1005 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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 CENTERED NEAR THE
COAST OF SRN NOVA SCOTIA WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN WHILE MOVING NE
TODAY AND TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A DEVELOPING LOW WITH A COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS
THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. THE STRENGTHENING LOW WILL THEN
MOVE NE OF THE AREA SAT INTO SAT NIGHT...WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES
BUILDS IN FROM THE W. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN
WHILE WEAKENING...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 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 FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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