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FZNT34 KWBC 042037
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
437 PM EDT MON MAY 4 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED NIGHT...THEN WILL
SLOWLY DRIFT N THU AND THU NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S
INTO THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED...AND THEN DISSIPATE WED
NIGHT INTO THU. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM
THE S LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...DRIFT N OVER THE SRN WATERS THU AND
THU NIGHT...THEN TURN 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 AND TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.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 AND FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

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

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

.TONIGHT...NW PORTION...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KT. SE PORTION...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND 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 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION E TO SE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION E TO SE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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