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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
952 AM EST WED FEB 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
AREA WILL PASS SE OF THE WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU...AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS
THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL ACROSS THE AREA FRI...AND
RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT FRI NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W SAT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT
INTO SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SW OF THE REGION SUN AND SUN
NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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