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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
342 AM EST TUE JAN 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...STRONG LOW PRES CENTER WILL
TRACK SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE PULLING
A TRAILING SECONDARY COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A WEAK HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST WED...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
WATERS WED NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE COAST WED
NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.
A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
FRI INTO SAT NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 24 FT BUILDING TO 18 TO 28 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 14 TO
18 FT THROUGHOUT LATE. RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
N. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 35 TO 45 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 28 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 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...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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