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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1039 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

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 SRN
WATERS WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT S OF THE REGION TODAY INTO FRI. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NW FRI...THEN MOVE SE
ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE
WILL BUILD SE OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN WEAKEN
OVER THE SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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