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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1012 PM EDT THU MAY 5 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 STRONG LOW PRES CENTER NEAR
40N68W WILL PASS NE ACROSS THE SE WATERS EARLY TONIGHT...THEN
MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATER TONIGHT INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING.
ANOTHER WEAKER LOW WILL DEVELOP SW OF THE AREA OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST TONIGHT...DRIFT NW TOWARDS THE DELMARVA PENINSULA
FRI...THEN MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. THE LOW
WILL PUSH A WEAKENING OCCLUDED FRONT INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT
NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT
WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW STRENGTHENS NE OF THE AREA. A WEAK HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE MON...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE WATERS
MON NIGHT INTO TUE. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN PUSH S INTO THE
WATERS TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO NE
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 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...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION S 30 TO
40 KT EARLY. WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT EARLY...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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