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FZNT34 KWBC 271512
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1112 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR
31.8N 72.2W AT 11 AM EDT IS MOVING N AT 10 KT. CHRISTOBAL WILL
MOVE N TO NEAR 36.5N 66.7W BY 8 AM THU...TO 39.6N 59.9W BY 8 PM
THU...TURN NE TO 43.5N 52.0W BY 8 AM FRI...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO
THE NE LATER FRI. OTHERWISE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE
NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE AREA
THU NIGHT AND FRI...EXPAND ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO EARLY
SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E LATER SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. SEE
LATEST NHC ADVISORY ON HURRICANE CRISTOBAL.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 30 TO 40
KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 KT LATE.
SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 60 TO 70 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 50 TO 65 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 55 TO 70 KT
LATE. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 55 TO 70 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 19 TO 28 FT... SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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