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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
342 PM 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 SE
WATERS WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA TONIGHT INTO THU. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU...AND MOVE OVER 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. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE REGION SUN
AND SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT.


GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
EARLY...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 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...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW 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.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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