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High Frequency Voice Broadcast (New England)

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FZNT33 KWBC 180838
OFFN31

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
338 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south 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 pressure ridge across
the waters will pass E of the area today. A weak low will pass E
across the Gulf of Maine late today and tonight. A cold front
will approach from the NW Tue, then pass SE across the area Tue
night, followed by a low pressure trough on Wed. Another ridge
will build offshore Wed night, slowly move E over the waters Thu
through Fri, then shift E of the area Fri night.  

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW early,
then, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft, building to 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 WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable early,
then, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Chance of rain. 
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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

.TODAY...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE early,
then, becoming W to SW. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain
and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.