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Marine Synopsis for New England Waters

FZNT21 KWBC 171439

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2024

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south of New

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.

Locally higher winds and seas can be expected in and near tstms.

1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...A weak cold front will move to
just S of the area today. A high pressure ridge will build E 
over the waters today and persist through tonight, then slowly 
shift E of the region by Thu. Low pressure will develop off the 
Mid-Atlantic coast Thu, then drift E and SE Thu night into Fri 
while remaining S of the waters. Another high will build S over 
the N waters late Thu, persist over the region Thu night into 
Fri, and then shift E of the waters Fri night. The low will then 
move back to the N and dissipate as a cold front approaches from 
the W Fri night. The cold front will move across the area Sat 
into Sat night. A series of low pressure troughs or secondary 
cold fronts will move SE across the waters Sun and Sun night. 




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