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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
503 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 37N68W
WILL PASS SE OF THE WATERS TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO
THE COAST TODAY...MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE
WATERS SUN. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE NE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST SUN NIGHT...TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE. A WEAK
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT AND THEN
WEAKEN WED. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL THEN APPROACH FROM THE S
WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.

GEORGES BANK...FROM THE NORTHEAST CHANNEL TO THE GREAT SOUTH
CHANNEL INCLUDING WATERS EAST OF CAPE COD...TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION 10 TO 15
KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST S.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO E TO SE 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING S 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS S.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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