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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1019 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT N OF THE AREA WED. A
SERIES OF LOW PRES CENTERS WILL PASS NE NEAR GEORGES BANK TUE
INTO THU. ANOTHER LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE
THU...DRIFT NE TOWARDS THE AREA THU NIGHT AND FRI...LIFT N ACROSS
THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT WHILE WEAKENING...THEN DISSIPATE
LATE SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE REGION SAT
NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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