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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1004 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

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...STRONG LOW PRES OVER THE GULF
OF SAINT LAWRENCE WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TODAY WHILE A SECONDARY
COLD FRONT PASSES SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT NE OF THE AREA MON.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST AND
APPROACH FROM THE S MON AND MON NIGHT...PASS NE ACROSS THE WATERS
TUE AND TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE WED INTO WED NIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING AND PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W WED
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 15 TO 26 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 15 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...NE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING S TO SW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 26 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION S
TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
14 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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