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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
352 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL REACH THE COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS NE
OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE INTO THE SW
PORTION LATE SUN NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON
WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW FORMS ON THE FRONT. THE INTENSIFYING LOW
PRES CENTER WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E MON NIGHT WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TOWARDS THE COAST TUE...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA TUE NIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW PRES WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO
11 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...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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