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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
505 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 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 WEAK COLD FRONT DRIFTING SE
ACROSS THE WATERS WILL DISSIPATE TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD SE OF THE WATERS TODAY INTO TUE...THEN DRIFT SLOWLY SE AWAY
FROM THE AREA THROUGH THU NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NW MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED WHILE WEAKENING. A THIRD WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU
NIGHT...WHILE A LOW PRES CENTER TRACKS NE ALONG THE FRONT THU
NIGHT.

GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST S.

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...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BECOMING HIGHEST SE.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST S.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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