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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1109 PM EDT FRI APR 24 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES E OF THE NRN
WATERS WILL MOVE OFF TO THE E THEN NE TONIGHT INTO SAT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE EXTENDING INTO SW WATERS WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
MOVE OFF THE N CAROLINA COAST SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
WATERS SUN. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE N CAROLINA
COAST LATE SUN...RACE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE
OFF TO THE NE MON INTO WED WHILE INTENSIFYING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE...THEN PASS SLOWLY E ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE
NE INTO THE SW WATERS LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION E TO NE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SW.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
W. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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