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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1053 AM 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
BUILD IN FROM THE NW TODAY...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 SLOWLY 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 FORM
ALONG THE FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE
AREA MON.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...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. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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