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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
946 PM EST SUN JAN 22 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 PRESSURE RIDGE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE NE MON. A
WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE S TONIGHT AND MON...THEN LIFT N
INTO THE WATERS MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG LOW PRES CENTER
WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A WEAK HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. 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 FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT. RAIN AND FOG. VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TUE...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO
22 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT. RAIN AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 24 FT...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 45 TO 55 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. RAIN AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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