High Frequency Voice Broadcast (New England)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
345 PM EST Wed Dec 13 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 strong low pressure system
will move N from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence early tonight. The
next low pressure system will move E across the northern mid-
Atlantic waters, or roughly along 40N during Thu. Yet another low
pressure system will organize S of the waters Fri, and intensify
as it moves off to the E of the area Fri night and Sat. High
pressure will slowly build E toward the waters Sat night, move E
over the region Sun, and then move off to the E of the waters Sun
night. A weak cold front will then move E into the waters Mon
into Mon night. 

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 18 ft. Scattered snow 
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft. Chance
of snow with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Light
freezing spray. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Light freezing
spray. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft, subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. 
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 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...W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 22 ft. Scattered snow
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 8 to 15 ft. Chance of rain and snow with VSBY 1 nm or 
less.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas building to 8 to 
16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 12 ft, then to 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 21 ft. Scattered snow showers with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain and snow with VSBY 
1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 8 to 16 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W 
to SW. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft, then to 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON and MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.  

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.