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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1103 AM 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 LOW PRES CENTER WILL
INTENSIFY AND APPROACH FROM THE S TODAY...PASS NE ACROSS THE ERN
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. 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 AND THEN SHIFT E OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 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...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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 MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND...OUT TO 1000 FM

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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