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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
517 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY
DRIFT N THU INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
S INTO THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED...THEN STALL AND
DISSIPATE WED NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE S
WED AND WED NIGHT...DRIFT N INTO THE SRN WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT...THEN TURN AND DRIFT SLOWLY W FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT WHILE
SLOWLY WEAKENING.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
NE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS
SE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS E.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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