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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
412 PM EST TUE MAR 3 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 WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT INTO EARLY WED...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT
PUSHING SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED AFTERNOON INTO WED NIGHT. STRONG
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW WED NIGHT INTO
FRI...AND THEN PASS S OF THE REGION LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT AS
ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE WATERS SAT FOLLOWED BY A LOW PRES TROUGH SAT NIGHT
INTO SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND SW SUN INTO SUN
NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY...CHANCE OF SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW 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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO 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 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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