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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1048 PM EDT WED MAY 6 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 ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT
INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS WILL DISSIPATE LATER TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
APPROACH FROM THE S TONIGHT...DRIFT N INTO THE SRN WATERS THU
INTO THU NIGHT...REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI AND FRI
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SLOWLY NW TOWARDS THE CAROLINA COASTS SAT AND
SAT NIGHT. THE LOW WILL THEN TRACK SLOWLY NE NEAR THE N CAROLINA
COAST SUN INTO MON...THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND CONTINUE NE OFF
THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 AND SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS S.
.FRI...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SW.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...BECOMING 8
TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION BECOMING
N TO NW. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION N TO NW.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION N TO
NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION N TO
NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
NE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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