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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
445 AM EDT MON MAY 4 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE SE PORTION
EARLY TODAY WILL MOVE OFF TO THE SE OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE NW BY
TONIGHT...MOVE SE THROUGH THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN
PASS S AND SE OF THE AREA WED AND WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW WED INTO WED
NIGHT...THEN MOVE E THROUGH THE S PORTION THU AND THU NIGHT. A
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE WATERS FRI...FOLLOWED BY A WEAK COLD
FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NW FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE FOG AND TSTMS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE FOG AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW 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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 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 MARTHA`S VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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