High Frequency Voice Broadcast (New England)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
944 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

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...Strong high pressure will
build E and SE over the waters today, then pass E of the waters
tonight. A developing low will approach the waters from the SW by
this evening, and move NE along the New England coast over-
night. The low will then turn E and pass across the waters Thu
morning, and move E of the region by later Thu and Thu night.
Another high will slowly build E toward the coast Thu night into
Fri night, move E over the waters Sat, and then pass E of the
area Sat night as another developing low approaches from the SW.
The low track NE near the coast Sun, and move N of the waters Sun
night while pulling a strong cold front across the waters.  

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of snow and light freezing rain. 
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 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 NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to
30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain, light freezing rain and
snow. 
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance
of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 17 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 NIGHT...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of snow. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Rain and chance of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Slight chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. 

.Forecaster Holley. Ocean Prediction Center.