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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
341 AM EST WED MAR 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W EARLY TODAY...AND PUSH SE ACROSS THE WATERS
THIS AFTERNOON. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW
TONIGHT INTO FRI...THEN PASS E THROUGH THE SRN WATERS LATE FRI
INTO FRI NIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW
SAT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AS LOW
PRES PASSES JUST N OF THE AREA. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE SE
THROUGH THE REGION SUN. ANOTHER HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TO THE SW
AND S OF THE REGION SUN INTO SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY...CHANCE OF SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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