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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
255 AM EST SAT DEC 3 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 STRONG LOW PRES CENTER S OF
NEWFOUNDLAND WILL DRIFT SE TODAY INTO TONIGHT...WHILE PULLING A
LOW PRES TROUGH SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE W SUN...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN
MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW PASSES S OF THE WATERS.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE TUE INTO
WED NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER LOW PASSES S OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT INTO
WED.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 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 WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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