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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
515 AM EDT FRI JUL 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...AN AREA OF LOW PRES WILL PASS
JUST S OF GEORGES BANK EARLY TODAY AND PUSH A COLD FRONT S OF THE
WATERS. THE FRONT WILL STALL S OF THE WATERS BY TONIGHT. ANOTHER
SOMEWHAT STRONGER LOW WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE FRONT AND APPROACH
THE SRN WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN PASS THROUGH THE SE
PORTION LATE SAT INTO SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD NW AND W OF THE
AREA FRI THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE OVER THE REGION MON AND
MON NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING TO A RIDGE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GEORGES BANK...FROM THE NORTHEAST CHANNEL TO THE GREAT SOUTH
CHANNEL INCLUDING WATERS EAST OF CAPE COD...TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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