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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
514 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS FROM 25 NM
OFFSHORE TO THE HAGUE LINE...EXCEPT TO 1000 FM S 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 WARM FRONT WILL MOVE
NE ACROSS GEORGES BANK AND THE GULF OF MAINE TODAY. A COLD FRONT
OVER THE SW WATERS EARLY TODAY WILL PASS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF
THE WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL CROSS
THE AREA TONIGHT INTO WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
FAR W PORTION LATE WED...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRES PASSES JUST N OF THE REGION. THE LOW PRES
AREA WILL THEN DRIFT N OF THE AREA THU. A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS THU THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. WIDESPREAD
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 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...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. WIDESPREAD
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND...FROM THE GREAT SOUTH CHANNEL TO HUDSON
CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS SOUTH OF MARTHA`S VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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