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FZNT33 KWBC 180841
OFFN31

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
441 AM EDT SAT APR 18 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL DIVE
SE AND MOVE ACROSS THE GULF OF MAINE THIS AFTERNOON...THEN TURN E
AND INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA TONIGHT...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT
S ACROSS THE REGION. AN AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
SUN...THEN MOVE E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. A STRONG WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON THROUGH TUE...QUICKLY
FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT PUSHING E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED...THEN
MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE EARLY. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S 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 MARTHA`S VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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