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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1036 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 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 WILL BUILD
SE OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN WEAKEN JUST S OF THE
WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. LONG PERIOD SE SWELL PRODUCED BY
TROPICAL STORM GASTON WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT AND WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THU. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND
DISSIPATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NW TUE NIGHT INTO WED...WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU...AND THEN PASS SE OF THE
AREA THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. 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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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