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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
340 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO
THE NRN WATERS WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE
FRONT. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH PRES CENTER WILL THEN BUILD TOWARDS
THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO FRI...AND MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE REGION SAT...AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION TO 30 KT.
WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION TO 20 KT. SEAS 10
TO 16 FT...EXCEPT W PORTION 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING TO
N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION SW 25 TO 40
KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING TO
N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION N 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION  TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT 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 FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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