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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
952 PM EST MON JAN 16 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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S
INTO THE N PORTION LATER TONIGHT...STALL ACROSS THE SRN WATERS BY
LATE TUE...THEN RETURN NE AS A WARM FRONT TUE NIGHT. A DEVELOPING
LOW WILL FORM ON THE FRONT OVER THE SW PORTION LATE TUE
NIGHT...TRACK SE ACROSS THE FAR SRN WATERS WED...THEN MOVE OFF
THE SE WED NIGHT INTO THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS
THE COAST LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE FRI...THEN PASS
E OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S
THEN SE OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT...WHILE HIGH PRES
SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE N.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT LATE...HIGHEST
E. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 10
TO 20 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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
AREAS OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING TO N TO NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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