High Frequency Voice Broadcast (New England)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
429 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 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.

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently experiencing degradation in
image quality of all HFFAX products. Troubleshooting of the
problem is taking place.

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A high pres ridge will move SE
across the area tonight, stall across the S waters Wed into Thu,
then weaken Thu night. A weak cold front will pass SE across the
N waters late tonight into Wed, followed by another cold front
Thu night into Fri. An area of high pres will build E towards the
waters Fri and Fri night, move E across the region Sat, then pass
E of the waters Sat night before continuing off the E Sun and Sun
night. 

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 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

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then,
becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 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...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable, then, becoming
W. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.