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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
447 AM EDT WED MAY 4 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 OVER
THE WATERS WILL SHIFT N OF THE AREA TODAY. A SERIES OF LOW PRES
CENTERS WILL PASS NE NEAR GEORGES BANK TODAY 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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 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 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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