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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
341 AM EST SUN MAR 1 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE REGION WILL
MOVE SE OF THE AREA TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
OFFSHORE WATERS TONIGHT. ASSOCIATED LOW PRES ON THE FRONT WILL
INTENSIFY NE OF THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS OVER THE AREA TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA TUE NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT
PUSHING SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN
BUILD IN FROM THE W THROUGH THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW AND INCREASING TO 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 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...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT. RAIN.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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