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FZNT34 KWBC 181451
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1051 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE

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 MID ATLC WATERS...WEAK LOW PRES OVER THE FAR SE
WATERS WILL DRIFT E TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT S TODAY AND
DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE N AND
CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT AND DISSIPATE SUN...WHILE ASSOCIATED LOW
PRES INTENSIFIES NE OF THE AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE SUN...THEN MOVE E OF THE REGION SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT
WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO TUE...FOLLOWED BY A
WEAK COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON NIGHT AND TUE.
HIGH PRES WILL PASS E ACROSS THE SRN WATERS WED...THEN MOVE E OF
THE AREA WED NIGHT WHILE ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT PUSHES SE INTO
THE FAR NW WATERS.

HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS W OF 39.3N
71.9W...SW TO 37.7N 72.9W

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING S 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW AND DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON OUT TO 36N 70W TO 34N 71W

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE AND
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...
HIGHEST N.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.

HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR OUT TO 34N 71W TO 32N 73W

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST N.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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