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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
431 AM EDT THU MAY 25 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 MOVE N
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP NEAR
THE N MID ATLC COAST TODAY...TRACK NE NEAR THE SRN NEW ENGLAND
COAST TONIGHT...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI WHILE PULLING
A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI NIGHT...DRIFT SLOWLY OFFSHORE SAT
THROUGH SUN...THEN SHIFT NE OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE S SUN NIGHT...THEN STALL S OF THE AREA
MON INTO MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 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 INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN AND AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
5 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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