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FZNT33 KWBC 050227
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
927 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE NEAR THE
COAST WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA MON
WHILE WEAKENING. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S OF THE WATERS LATE
MON INTO TUE. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE
TUE INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER LOW TRACKS NE TO OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT AND THEN DRIFTS E AND WEAKENS WED INTO WED
NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W THU.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO
EARLY FRI AND PULL THE FRONT SE OVER THE AREA. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE AREA.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 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...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 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 FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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