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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
440 AM EDT SUN APR 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E
OVER THE REGION TODAY INTO TONIGHT...PASS E OF THE WATERS LATER
TONIGHT...THEN MOVE NE OF THE AREA MON THROUGH TUE. LOW PRES WILL
ORGANIZE WELL S OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT...LIFT NE
TOWARDS THE AREA TUE THROUGH WED...THEN MOVE NE OVER THE WATERS
WED NIGHT INTO THU WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE AREA.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OF THE WATERS THU AND THU
NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE W.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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