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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
359 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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 WILL DRIFT
NE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND MON. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE N
ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST MON INTO TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR THE
NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE
WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS
THE AREA THU. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD NE TOWARD THE REGION LATE
THU AND THU NIGHT...AND PASS E OVER THE WATERS FRI. THE RIDGE
WILL SHIFT E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE COAST.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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 THU...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 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 MARTHA`S VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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