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FZNT34 KWBC 051451
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
951 AM EST THU MAR 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S
THROUGH THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE SRN
WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E
INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE
WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
REGION FROM THE NW LATE SAT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS E
ACROSS THE AREA LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
PASS SE OVER THE NRN WATERS LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT. A THIRD
RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE MON NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...
SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...SHIFTING TO N 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING TO N 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO N. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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