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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
447 AM EDT WED MAR 29 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...LOW PRES ABOUT 60 NM S OF
NANTUCKET WILL MOVE NE NEAR GEORGES BANK TODAY...AND THEN PASS
SLOWLY E OF THE AREA LATER TODAY INTO THU NIGHT WHILE RAPIDLY
INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT
AND THU...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI
NIGHT...AND TRACK E NEAR THE S WATERS SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE WATERS SUN AND MOVE SE ACROSS THE
AREA SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 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 WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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