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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1017 PM EDT THU MAR 23 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS FRI. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AND
SAT...THEN STALL JUST S OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT. THE
FRONT WILL LIFT N OVER THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT AS A WARM
FRONT. LOW PRES WILL MOVE E ALONG THE FRONT MON NIGHT...THEN PASS
E OF THE AREA TUE. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS THE WATERS
LATE SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA MON INTO
MON NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE W LATE
TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 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...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 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...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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