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FZNT33 KWBC 140901
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
401 AM EST SUN FEB 14 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 TROUGH WILL MOVE SE ACROSS
THE WATERS THIS MORNING. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE
AREA TODAY...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA
MON INTO MON NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE MID
ATLC COAST TUE...THEN PASS W AND NW OF THE COAST TUE NIGHT WHILE
DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE AND
PASS NEAR THE SRN WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES
WILL DEVELOP SE OF THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT AS STRENGTHENING
HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE REGION.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 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 WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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