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FZNT34 KWBC 270850
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
350 AM EST TUE JAN 27 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...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTERED
NEAR 38N 72W WILL PASS SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS EARLY
TODAY...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. THE STRONG
LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO N AND NE LATER TODAY INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE
PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA. THE
STRONG LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...WHILE
ANOTHER RIDGE BUILDS OFFSHORE.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO
23 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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