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FZNT34 KWBC 060857
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 38N73W
WILL TRACK NW TO THE DELMARVA PENINSULA TODAY...THEN MOVE INLAND
AND WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED OCCLUDED FRONT WILL
WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...PUSH SE INTO THE NRN
WATERS SUN...THEN BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN
NIGHT INTO MON. THE FRONT WILL THEN SLOWLY DRIFT BACK NE AS A
WARM FRONT MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE
BUILDS W NEAR THE FAR SRN WATERS.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY...THEN DIMINISHING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS NW.

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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