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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
423 PM EST FRI FEB 5 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 DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER JUST
N OF THE NE WATERS WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE
TONIGHT AND SAT...THEN WEAKEN SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES CENTER
WILL APPROACH FROM THE S SAT NIGHT...TRACK SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE
SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING...
CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE OUTERMOST NRN WATERS MON...THEN MOVE OFF
TO THE NE MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST MON NIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WITH
MULTIPLE CENTERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE
ACROSS THE AREA. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE
BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT..
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15
TO 24 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING N 40 TO 55 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 25 FT...SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...
...HURRICANE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 45 TO 65 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 35 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
11 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT...EXCEPT E PORTION BUILDING TO 18 TO 25 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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