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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
343 PM EST FRI FEB 24 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 STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE
GULF OF MAINE WILL LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THIS EVENING. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE
E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT AS A LOW PRES AREA
PASSES N OVER GEORGES BANK. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E
TOWARDS THE REGION SUN...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW MON...AND PASS SE
ACROSS THE NE WATERS MON NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL SLIDE E
THROUGH THE AREA MON NIGHT INTO TUE...BEFORE A WARM FRONT LIFTS
NE INTO THE WATERS LATE TUE. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE
FRONT TUE NIGHT...AND PASS E OF THE AREA WED. ANOTHER LOW WILL
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT
OVER THE AREA.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, FOG AND TSTMS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 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

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS, FOG AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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