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FZNT33 KWBC 132108
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
408 PM EST SAT FEB 13 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...LOW PRES OVER THE EASTERN GULF
OF MAINE WILL SLOWLY MOVE E WHILE STRENGTHENING AND PULLING A
COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
TOWARD THE AREA TONIGHT AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT 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 AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT WHILE DRAGGING A
STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S OF
THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT...AND THEN WILL STRENGTHEN E OF THE
AREA THU AND THU NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE
REGION.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 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...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...
BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY...THEN HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 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...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY...THEN HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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