High Frequency Voice Broadcast (New England)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
344 PM EST Sun Dec 16 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...Low pressure near Delaware Bay
will move NE and pass S of Long Island this evening and across
Georges Bank tonight into Mon while intensifying. A strong cold
front will move E over the area Mon into Mon night. The low will
continue to strengthen as it moves NE near Nova Scotia and
Newfoundland Island Mon night through Tue night. High pressure
will build toward the coast Tue and Tue night, then will slowly
drift E over the region Wed into Thu night. Strengthening low
pressure will move N near the lower Great Lakes Fri and Fri night
while a strong cold front passes E over the waters. 

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E to NE 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. Chance of rain. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. Chance of snow. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 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...E winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Rain with VSBY
1 nm or less. 
.MON...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 30 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 18 ft. Scattered showers. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Scattered snow
showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
1 to 2 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 7 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
9 to 15 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...E winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming E to NE 20 to 30 kt
early, then, becoming N to NW. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Rain with VSBY
1 nm or less. 
.MON...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
16 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 1 to
3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.