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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1002 PM EST TUE JAN 17 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 WEAK STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS
THE WATERS WILL LIFT NE AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW
WILL FORM ON THE FRONT OVER THE SW PORTION LATE TONIGHT...TRACK
SE AND PASS JUST S OF THE WATERS WED...THEN MOVE OFF THE SE WED
NIGHT INTO THU WHILE INTENSIFYING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TOWARD THE COAST THU AFTERNOON AND THU NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL PASS WELL S THEN SE OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SAT INTO SUN NIGHT. A
WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 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...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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