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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1053 AM EDT MON MAR 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...A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AS A WEAK LOW PRES CENTER RACES E ALONG
THE FRONT. THE LOW AND FRONT WILL PASS E OF THE AREA TONIGHT INTO
TUE. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE W
LATE TUE...TRACK E JUST TO THE S OF THE SRN WATERS TUE NIGHT...
THEN PASS SLOWLY E OF THE AREA WED INTO THU NIGHT WHILE
INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W WED NIGHT
AND THU...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL THEN MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST
FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 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...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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