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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 PM 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...A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NW TONIGHT...DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT... THEN PASS S AND SE OF THE AREA WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE WATERS TUE NIGHT
INTO WED NIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE REGION THU INTO THU NIGHT. A
WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA THU NIGHT AND FRI...THEN
DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT 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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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