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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
340 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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 COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AS STRONG LOW PRES MOVES FROM THE GREAT
LAKES INTO QUEBEC. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD NE OVER
THE REGION FRI AND SAT...THEN PASS S OF THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS SUN...THEN CROSS THE
WATERS SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL AGAIN BUILD E OVER THE WATERS
MON AND MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS...ENDING LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS...TAPERING TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND...FROM THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL TO HUDSON
CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS SOUTH OF MARTHA`S VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND TSTMS...ENDING LATE.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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