High Frequency Voice Broadcast (New England)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
947 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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 strong high pressure ridge
over the waters will shift E of the area early tonight. Rapidly
intensifying low pressure will track NE to the S of the area
tonight, pass just SE of Georges Bank early Sun, then move off to
the E later Sun. Another ridge will move E over the waters late
Sun into Mon, then shift E and SE of the area late Mon and Mon
night. Low pressure will pass N of the area Tue and Tue night. A
third low will pass N of the area Wed and Wed night, and pull a
cold front SE into the waters Wed night. The cold front will move
S across the waters Thu, then pass S of the area late Thu and Thu
night. 

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
snow with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Snow with VSBY 1 nm
or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE less than
10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 

Georges Bank...from the Northeast Channel to the Great South
Channel including waters east of Cape Cod...to the Hague Line

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to
30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.