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FZNT33 KWBC 231440
OFFN31

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1040 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south 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 cold front approaching from
the W and NW early today will pass SE across the waters this
afternoon into early Thu. A weak low pres trough will move SE
over the waters later Thu and Thu night. A high pres ridge will
slowly build SE across the area Fri and Fri night, then persist
Sat through Sun night.

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
1 to 2 ft.

Georges Bank...from the Northeast Channel to the Great South
Channel including waters east of Cape Cod...to the Hague Line

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 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

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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