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FZNT34 KWBC 060837
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
337 AM EST FRI MAR 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 STRONG COLD FRONT EXTENDING NE
TO SW ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA
TODAY. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E ACROSS THE WATERS
TODAY THROUGH SAT...SETTLE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT
THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA MON. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT
INTO SUN NIGHT. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OVER THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE AND TUE 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 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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