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FZNT34 KWBC 230221
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1021 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 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 COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO
THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT...CONTINUE S ACROSS THE CENTRAL PORTION
SAT...THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT AND OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATE SAT
AND SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE AREA SUN. A W TO E HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN DRIFT N INTO THE NRN WATERS LATE WED
INTO WED NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...
BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN N PORTION
BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING
S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION S TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION S TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS S.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS S. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.


.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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